The holidays can be a magical time for people, but special considerations need to be made for pets. There are some important things that dog owners need to be aware of about the hazards that the holiday season can bring for the family dog. While it can be a busy season with lots of last minute preparations to be made, it is all too easy to forget about Fido, or to leave potentially hazardous items lying around the house, and in his reach. Certain gifts, whether wrapped, or unwrapped are things that dogs, especially puppies may be curious about. Since they learn by taking things into their mouths and sometimes chewing on them, or worse yet, swallowing them, this is something to think about before you get too preoccupied with the events of the season. We have some tips that can help you to make the holiday season just as enjoyable for your dogs while taking the additional measures that are necessary for ensuring his well being.
Here are 20 dog safety tips for the holidays that we hope you will find useful: