There can never be too many reminders about pet safety during the holidays. Our friends at IDEXX have assembled five common-sense tips to protect our canines from the holiday hubbub. It’s perfect material for blogs, social media posts, newsletters and counter handouts.
Source: IDEXX Pet Health Network, November, 2017.
Chocolates are potentially toxic to dogs, particularly in the case of the very dark, rich cocoas like we often use at the holidays. While all things in moderation may be fine for us, dogs seem not to understand the meaning of moderation. It is best to totally avoid holiday treats and candies and never use them as a reward.
Also see: How to keep your Christmas tree pet-free, American Veterinarian, December 5, 2017.