The Christmas and holiday season can be dangerous for dogs for a number of reasons. There are new items introduced in the house that curious dogs often want to explore. There is less supervision overall as people are time pressured and distracted. Routines and habits are disrupted That could mean no one is watching the dog or things get forgotten about and left out.
Many people forget about the havoc guests can unknowingly cause as well. Guests simply don’t know the rules and habits of the household. If they don’t own dogs, or even if they do, they are probably not thinking about your dog. They may do or move things, leave cupboards and doors open, etc. all without thinking about the consequences to your dog.
It is a good idea to plan ahead of time. How will you may minimize the risks? Do you have a back-up plan in case your dog gets sick? Here are just a few of the dangerous items for dogs during the holiday season you should be aware of. Share this infographic to help keep dogs safe!
Dangerous Items for Dogs During the Holiday Season