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8 Holiday Pet Safety Tips

The holidays can be a fun time to spend with your family and furriends. However, with friends and family visiting, you might be too distracted to pay attention to some holiday items that are harmful to your pets.

Here's a list of 8 safety tips you should follow during the holidays to keep your pet safe:

This includes mistletoe, holly and poinsettia plants as they are poisonous to dogs and cats.

These fatty and spiced foods will give your pets a stomach ache the will regret. If you want to give them a special treat look towards your pet store for some treats.
Clean up any pine needles that start to fall off the tree. The pine needles can cause damage to your petís digestive system, if eaten.
Most times youíre given a mix of fertilizer to add with the water for the base of the tree to prolong its life. The fertilizer is toxic for your pets and can make them ill.
These little decorations are a great touch for the holidays, but they can cause severe injuries and problems for your pet if they get their paws on them.
If youíre going to have a lot of guests during the holidays, itís best to create a special retreat for your pets to feel safe.

Candles and scented oils can burn your pet, if they play around with them. Potpourri can contain plants or spices that are toxic to your pet.
Itís the holidays, you should have your pets enjoy in the fun with the family. Just make sure you keep an eye out for them so theyíre not getting into any trouble.