Easter is just around the corner and, if you’ve got pets, there are a few extra things you might want to think about if you want to keep them happy, healthy, and safe as you prepare to host the family for dinner and the traditional egg hunt.
Beautiful can prove deadly
Some of the plants and flowers that commonly adorn tables at this time of year can cause some serious problems for your pets. A few of the more common, and more dangerous, Easter-associated plants & flowers are listed below, but for a more extensive list of poisonous plants and flowers – and some non-toxic alternatives – click here. If you want to keep your pets happy, healthy, and safe, and avoid an emergency trip to the pet ER this holiday, keep an eye out for these common Easter plants and flowers.
Well, the '12 Pet Hazards of Christmas' blog series has come to a close and Christmas is almost upon us. Thanks for following along and allowing me to teach you some things that’ll help you keep your pets safe and out of the ER. Rest assured, much of the information I’ve provided, and many of the tips, will not only keep your pets safe during the holiday season, but will do so throughout the rest of the year too. I hope you’ll stay tuned to the blog and join the Facebook page and Twitter feed for a continued supply of pet safety and emergency prevention information, news, advice, and product reviews. There’s a whole lot more to come in 2012!
Until then, here’s my top 10 Christmas pet emergency prevention tips and a recap of the '12 Pet Hazards of Christmas'. Happy holidays everybody!
I know, lilies don’t exactly ‘scream’ Christmas. But flowers do, and lilies are amongst the most common types of flowers found in bouquets at all times of the year - including Christmas. That, plus their very high toxic potential for cats, is what gets lilies into this series of blog posts.