Thanksgiving Pet Safety

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Thanksgiving is a special holiday that brings together family and friends, but it also can carry some hazards for pets. Holiday food needs to be kept away from pets, and pet owners who travel need to either transport their pets safely or find safe accommodations for them at home. . . . → Read More: Thanksgiving Pet Safety

7 Things You Can Do to Make Halloween Safer for Your Pet

Oregon Veterinary Specialty Hospital wants to make sure your pets have a fun and safe Halloween! Here are 7 things you can do to make Halloween safer for your pets!

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Top Ten Fourth of July Pet Safety Tips

Top Ten Fourth of July Pet Safety Tips

Article By Yahaira Cespedes | Featured on PetMD

Like many Americans, you may be planning to have a festive Fourth of July. Along with barbeques and day at the beach, no July holiday celebration would be complete without enjoying the fireworks that celebrate the birth of . . . → Read More: Top Ten Fourth of July Pet Safety Tips

Halloween Safety Tips from ASPCA

Halloween Safety Tips from ASPCA

Halloween can be the spookiest night of the year, but keeping your pets safe doesn’t have to be tricky. The ASPCA recommends taking these simple, common sense precautions to keep your pet happy and healthy all the way to November 1.

Stash the Treats The candy bowl is for trick-or-treaters, . . . → Read More: Halloween Safety Tips from ASPCA

Take the

by Carmela Stamper, DVM, Center for Veterinary Medicine, FDA http://www.fda.gov/AnimalVeterinary/ResourcesforYou/AnimalHealthLiteracy/ucm195391.htm

Yes, it’s that holiday time of year again. While you’re busy decorating, baking, wrapping gifts, and preparing your household for guests, remember to watch out for holiday temptations for your pets. Don’t let a pet disaster turn both your and your pets’ Holiday “Ho-Ho-Ho!” into . . . → Read More: Take the “Oh No!” Out of Your and Your Pets’ Holiday “Ho-Ho-Ho!”

Keep Your Pet Safe This Holiday Season

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Keeping your furry family members safe during the holidays can be a difficult task. There are the ornaments, plants, presents, lights — oh, and who could forget the Christmas tree (if do you decide to put one up this year)? Let’s take a look at some simple steps that will . . . → Read More: Keep Your Pet Safe This Holiday Season

Thanksgiving Foods for Pets to Avoid

A special thanks to Beagles & Bargains for these safety tips: http://www.beaglesandbargains.com/thanksgiving-foods-avoid-pets-safety-tips/

 

This post is all about traditional Thanksgiving foods you should avoid giving your pets and it is the first of three addressing Thanksgiving Pet Safety. Come back tomorrow and the next day for Other Possible Thanksgiving Hazards and Tips . . . → Read More: Thanksgiving Foods for Pets to Avoid

Wishbones, Candles, and Schedule Changes Pose Thanksgiving Pet Dangers

Wishbones, Candles, and Schedule Changes Pose Thanksgiving Pet Dangers

There are many things to be thankful for this holiday season, with our health and that of our pets topping the list. Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday (Christmas is too commercial and I’m a practicing agnostic), as I get together with family, run a 10K . . . → Read More: Wishbones, Candles, and Schedule Changes Pose Thanksgiving Pet Dangers

How to Give Your Pets a Safe and Happy Halloween

How to Give Your Pets a Safe and Happy Halloween

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Follow our tips for treating your cats, dogs and other pets to a spook-free holiday.

Can you smell that whiff of mischief in the air? It’s Halloween season.

Even if you’re grown-up, you probably get a happy little tingle . . . → Read More: How to Give Your Pets a Safe and Happy Halloween