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Christmas with your Canine Friend Slide Show


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Christmas Slide Show

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Christmas with your Canine Friend


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Christmas Dogs and Safety

Christmas is a magical time of the year.

Dogs like their daily routine and the holiday season can be a very stressful time for them. At this time the home poses an array of holiday hazards for the pets.

Some safety tips for pet owners:

Christmas tree& plants

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Christmas Trees and Plants

Secure the Christmas tree. (Anchor to a wall ore ceiling, use playpen to restrict area around the tree.)

Keep holiday plants out of a dog’s reach. Pick up any leaves, blooms, and berries that have fallen.

Decorations

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Christmas decorations

Hang breakable ornaments high on the tree out of a dog’s reach.

Hide electrical light cords at the back of the tree to prevent from chewing them and possibly being electrocuted.

Christmas food

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Christmas Food

Candy, cookies, cakes, peppermints and especially chocolate (toxic) are not a dogs treats.

Eating the skin and fat from turkeys or hams can cause stomach upset.

Bones, ribs and chops can cause choking and life threatening obstructions.