Pet Holiday Safety

Avoid these common risks during the Christmas season.

Written by KelownaNow with Central Valley Vet Hospital

The holidays are a wonderful time of year for people and their pets to be together with family.

Will you be giving your pet gifts for Christmas morning? Some great safe toys for dogs include rubber items like Kongs and stuffing-less plush toys, while cats may enjoy laser pointers or toys with feathers or catnip!

With any pet toy, it’s important to monitor their play to be sure that stuffing, string, or ribbons are not ingested, which could cause an unexpected intestinal blockage.

No one plans an emergency visit with their pets over the holidays, so here are some other common risks to avoid during the Christmas season.

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