Top Ten Holiday Dangers

Keep your pet safe this holiday season!

  1. Chocolate – toxic to both cats and dogs
  2. Lights and cords – strangulation and electrocution
  3. Bones – choking hazard
  4. Specialty foods (packaged deli meat and cheeses) – if eaten can cause severe gastrointestinal upset
  5. Tinsel, bows and ribbons – tinsel can wrap around and cause obstructions, choking hazard
  6. Stuffed animals – choking hazard or internal obstruction
  7. Grapes and raisins – toxic to both cats and dogs
  8. Candles – fire hazard if knocked over
  9. Glass ornaments – can cause cuts in the mouth if chewed or on the feet if stepped on
  10. Plants – some flowers (and their water) found in holiday bouquets

Written by: Sarah, CCR