Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of year. It is often a time spent surrounded by loved ones, a time of open doors sharing our many gifts with those that have come from near and far. Some people we have known all our lives, and others we have just met but are welcomed into our homes with open arms.
As with any holiday, Thanksgiving requires some special precautions to make sure our pets are well cared for and safe. No one wants to spend their holiday at an emergency vet, so here are some tips, things to watch out for, and ideas to help keep your pet safe:
The holidays often involve gatherings that are centered around food. Many foods that are staples of Thanksgiving can prove harmful to your pets. A few of those are:
It is a wise idea to keep your pet out of the kitchen while preparing food, and away from the dining room table as food is set out for dinner. For a more comprehensive list of foods that are dangerous to your pet, please click here.
Thanksgiving is an amazing time to spend with loved ones (including your furry ones!). Taking special care and following these tips can help keep everyone safe, and have even more to be thankful for!