Keep dangerous decor out of reach for dogs, cats and little ones. If possible, avoid using any harmful plants and instead decorate with dog-friendly plants.
Holidays can be a fun and joyous time but unfortunately most pose dangers for dogs.
Holiday dangers: Plan to protect your pup from dog holiday dangers. Common holiday dangers include food, parties, decorations, and travel.
Valentine's Day safety tips: Keep your dog safe from flowers, treats, and alcohol.
Easter foods: Keep chocolate, raisins, and wine -- popular Easter foods dangerous for dogs -- away from your pet. Consult your vet immediately.
Fourth of July dangers: Chicken bones that wind up lodged in your dog's throat, firecrackers tied to tails or dogs that are hit by cars trying to escape holiday noise.
Halloween: Keep candy, decorations out of reach. Keep all pets inside, away from danger or anyone seeking to cause trouble on Halloween.
When preparing for the holidays — whether parties or long-stay guests, be sure you make time to use training to ensure good canine holiday behavior.
Puppy Christmas decorating dangers include trees, poinsettias, wreaths and more. Puppies will chew on ornaments, eat tinsel and gnaw on power cords.
Plan a dog-friendly Halloween that considers your dog’s temperament and confidence level. Don’t push her into a situation that could frighten the dog.
July Fourth dog dangers include bones snatched at picnics, fireworks and dogs who are injured trying to escape from fireworks noise.
The best dog moms choose high-quality food for their dogs, arrange play dates for their dogs and spend plenty of time outdoors with their dogs.
Dog moms: Great gifts include pedicures, flowers, books, poop scooping services, and more.
Celebrate dog moms: If you define Mother’s Day as a way to celebrate someone who cares for and nurtures others, then it’s time to recognize dog moms!
Don’t buy puppies: Introducing a new, young pup on Christmas Day is too overwhelming and stressful for everyone, especially the pet.
Don’t give pet as a gift: No one should ever assume that they “know best” when it comes to picking a dog for another person.