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PET SAFETY TIPS FOR THANKSGIVING

November 22, 2018

Do you give in to cute pesky pets at the dinner table?

This Thanksgiving, holiday pet lovers are urged to resist the intense gazes and vocal demands of pleading pets. Here are the biggest hazards to pets on Thanksgiving:

Rich, fatty foods (turkey skins, gravy, etc.) can contribute to pancreatitis. This inflammation of the digestive gland is painful and can be serious--requiring emergency veterinary assistance.

Cooked bones can splinter and cause tears or obstruction in a pet’s digestive tract.

Baking strings, if ingested, can create trouble if ingested by your pet.

Onions in holiday stuffing can lead to canine anemia if consumed by your dog.

Grapes and raisin toxins can cause kidney failure in pets.

Ingesting chocolate can kill your pet.

Caffeine and alcohol are also toxic for pets.

Keep all goodies out of reach!

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