Dangers during the holidays for pets


Keeping your pets safe and calm during the holidays is a must, especially since the holidays can be a stressful time.

Experts suggest before inviting guests over, take your dog for a walk.

“Physically and mentally tire them out. Then we recommend you put them in a different room. Once everybody gets in, if your dogs are the type of dogs that are friendly, then you let them out and come and greet the guest,” Richard Horowitz, Bark Busters.

Tinsel, Christmas trees and holiday treats — Doctor Bryan Langlios from the Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association was on Good Day PA to warn of holiday dangers for your pets.

Those dangers include decorations and food. Below is a list of the most dangerous foods specific to dogs. 

10 of the Most Dangerous Foods for Dogs 

1. Alcohol 

2. Avocados 

3. Chocolate 

4. Coffee and Caffeine 

5. Fruits and Pit and Seed 

6. Grapes and Raisins 

7. Macadamia Nuts

8. Onions, Garlic 

9. Xylitol (Artificial Sweetner)

10. Yeast Dough 

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