Winter Holiday Hazards Survival Guide for Pets and Their People
Winter holidays are the time of year the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center receives even more calls than normal—and yes, many of them are about chocolates!
We’ve created a one-page Holiday Survival Guide for Pets & Their People for you to share and post somewhere conspicuous. It’s a good reminder about the big toxin dangers at this time.
Lock These Medicines Away
Goodies that Are Baddies
Holiday food such as chocolate, uncooked poultry, bread dough, fruitcake, and alcohol are all things to keep away from pets, as are ice melts, snow globes, homemade play dough, and salt-dough ornaments.
5 Most Common Holiday Calls
In order of call volume reported by the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center:
More Worry than Warranted
Some holiday plants get a bad rap that’s not necessarily deserved. While they’re certainly not good for pets to ingest, they’re also not as dangerous as many people believe. Discover 4 holiday plants that cause more worry than warranted.
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