As you get into the holiday spirit, there are a lot of things to consider to keep your pet safe. Everything from foods to decorations should be regarded as to have a safe and happy pet friendly holiday.
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5 Tips for a Safe and Happy Pet Friendly Holiday
Many holiday foods are not good for your pet, leaving them with upset stomachs or worse. Check out our list of 10 Holiday Foods You Can Share With Your Dog.
Plan for your trip in advance, whether you are traveling with your pet or boarding them somewhere. When traveling with your pet, choose a pet friendly hotel. Many hotels offer pet free accommodation.
In the car, make sure your pet is secure in the back seat; securely buckled up with a travel harness or carrier or crate.
Sleepypod offers travel safety harness and carriers. The Clickit Terrain is their new safety harness. It is light and easy to put on your dog. It has broad padded vest plus shock absorbing webbing sleeves – pawfect for big dogs like KORU BEAR.
To learn more about Sleepypod Clickit Terrain, watch the video below which includes how to use Sleepypod dog safety harness.
Curious pets can get in more trouble during the holidays when colorful papers, ribbons, and other items that resemble toys are on display. Keep your curious pet in mind when decorating your home for the holidays.
Many holiday plants can be toxic to your pets, making them severely ill or even cause death. 5 Holiday Plants to avoid are Poinsettias, Mistletoe, Holly, Amaryllis, and Pine Needles.
5. Dressing Up
It can be adorable dressing up your pet, but it is essential that their holiday clothing and accessories are safe plus comfortable.
Anything on or near the head should not block their vision.
Select lightweight materials to avoid heat exhaustion. Wearing a stylish dog bowtie is a dapper way to dress-up your dog.
Be a vigilant pet parent! Have a safe and happy pet friendly holiday celebration.