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7 Tips On How To Make The Holidays Safer For Your Pet

7 Ways to Make the Holidays Safer for Pets Keep people food out of the reach of your pet, and ask your guests to do the same. Make sure your pet doesn't have any access to treats, especially those containing chocolate, xylitol, grapes/raisins, onions or other toxic foods. Don't leave your pet alone in the room with lit candles, a decorated tree or potpourri. Keep holiday plants (especially holly, mistletoe and lillies) out of reach of pets. Consider leaving the tinsel off your tree if you...

Microchipping Your Pet:

Why is microchipping pets so important? Microchipping greatly increases the chance your pet will be found if he gets lost. Unlike collars with tags, microchips can’t fall off, break, or be removed, so they’re a permanent form of identification. And they usually last a lifetime. What is a pet microchip? A pet microchip is a small electronic device, about the size of a grain of rice. It’s inserted under the loose skin between your pet’s shoulder blades, a process that is quick and painl...