This time of year is simply resplendent, but despite all the sunshine and colorful blossoms, the weeks leading up to – and directly following – Easter can present certain risks to pet health.
In order to fully enjoy all that the spring has to offer, pet owners have some pretty serious legwork ahead. But the more ground you cover, the more effective your approach to Easter pet safety.
Not a Good Time for a Pet Emergency
The truth is, it’s always frightening when a pet needs emergency care. But it’s far worse when you have family obligations during the major holidays of the year. Preparing ahead of time for Easter pet safety will not only lower your pet’s risk, it will help to keep you calm should an accident occur.Continue…
There’s a lot to love about fall in general, but the highlight for many is, of course, Halloween. We’ve been enjoying the costumes and decorations on display for weeks now, but the remaining days before the big event should include the mindful prevention of injury to a family pet. They all mean well, but pets can find themselves in a deep cauldron of hot water without Halloween pet safety tactics firmly in place.
The Obvious Dangers
Most pet owners are very aware of the dangers of chocolate, raisins, and Xylitol-sweetened treats around Halloween. While reducing these threats continue to be an essential of Halloween pet safety, there are additional risks to remember that aren’t so obvious. Continue…