December 15, 2016
Each winter, we commonly see dogs and cats that have gotten into mischief and need veterinary care. Let’s reduce the number of accidents this season and keep pets safe! Here are our top six pet safety tips for winter and the holidays.
Pets can get into trouble easily around holiday decorations. Keep these considerations in mind for your pet’s safety:
Cold weather chemicals like antifreeze are deadly poison for pets! Keep them out of reach and sealed.
Winter is difficult for outdoor pets. Make sure any animals outside have:
Many house plants are dangerous to cats or dogs, including:
Avoid having these live plants in your house. Instead, opt for artificial plants. It will keep your hungry and curious pets safe!
Some holiday foods are loaded with bad stuff for pets. Don’t share any of these foods with your pet:
Elderly and infant pets are the most vulnerable in cold weather. Keeps trips outside short and bundle them up!