Have a Pet-Safe Holiday Season

iStock_000031226378_LargeThe holidays are a magical time for people and pets alike. The decorations, food, and celebrations are exciting for us all. However, with all of the festivities, there are certain pet dangers that we need to be aware of.

Be sure to be cautious regarding these common pet holiday hazards and keep your pets safe this season.

Pet Holiday Food Hazards

During the holidays your kitchen is probably seeing more action than it has all year and, if you’re lucky, friends and neighbors are bringing by goodies galore. Be aware of some of the more common holiday food no-no’s for pets. Continue…

Winterizing Your Pets

iStock_000035347986_LargeWhile Alabama isn’t exactly known for its harsh winters, the change of seasons does bring some hazards and dangers to pet owners. Be on the lookout for some of the more common winter problems for pets you can keep everyone safe this season.

Antifreeze and Pets

With the temperatures dipping outdoors, your pets are more likely to be exposed to antifreeze than in warmer months. Antifreeze contains ethylene glycol, which is a potent toxin to pets. Even just a small amount can cause kidney failure in pets.

Antifreeze is a commonly ingested toxin because it is very appealing to pets. It has a sweet odor and taste that pets seem to be attracted to. Continue…