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Posts Tagged: Holiday Pet Safety

Improve Pet Safety at Home During the Christmas Season

Dog enjoying a safe holiday.

The Christmas season is a busy time of year when your home might look a little different. With bright lights, decorations, holiday treats, and house guests, your household may hold more potential dangers to your pet during the winter season. Since your pets rely on you to keep them safe, it’s important to take extra precautions to prevent a pet emergency. The team at Town and Country Animal Hospital has put together this list of ways to improve the safety of your home for your pets this Christmas season. 

Be Mindful of the Decorations You Choose 

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The Gift That Keeps On Giving: Your Go-To Guide for Holiday Pet Safety

dog beggingIf you’ve been waiting all year, the season of giving is finally here. Plates of goodies, boughs of greenery, and late night revelry have arrived in full force – and we guarantee your pet has taken notice.

While the holidays are wonderful when shared with those we love, certain holiday foods can place your pet in a dangerous situation. Avoid giving the gift that no one wants (like, say, a pet emergency) with our quick guide to holiday pet safety.

The Long View

A good rule of thumb during the holidays is to stick to your pet’s routine as much as possible, keeping mealtimes and portions the same. Exercise is a fantastic antidote to seasonal stress, anxiety, or excitement, and it’s healthy for both of you!

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