Holiday Hazards for Pets

Festive Decorations

Ornaments

Tinsel

Ribbons

Wrapping/tissue paper

Extension cords

Christmas lights

Liquid potpourri

Potpourri candles

Parcels containing foods

The main concern when it comes to the decorations that are put around the house, outside and inside, are obstructions that can be caused from ingestion. Secondary concerns could include digestive disturbances or toxicity.

Holiday Feasts & Goodies

Chocolate

Grapes/raisins

Peanuts/nuts

Allium species (garlic, onions etc)

Bones (turkey/chicken)

Xylitol (artificial sweetener)

Christmas Plants

Holly

Ivy

Poinsettia

Mistletoe

Lilies

Live Christmas trees

We are wishing everyone and their pets a safe Holiday Season & a Happy New Year !