Tips for Creating a Pet-Friendly Thanksgiving

Nov_iStock_000023729783_MediumWhether you’ve decided to take on the chore of hosting this year’s turkey feast, or you’re planning on traveling to see the fam with your favorite pooch in tow, big holidays and gatherings are the hallmark of this time of year.

For many, including a family pet in the holiday festivities is a given – after all, our pet is a part of the family and enjoys being included and surrounded by the love and attention of family members and friends. Thankfully, we live in a pet-friendly world that’s pretty inclusive when it comes to accommodating our companion animals.

However, there are some aspects of the hectic holidays that should be considered to keep the joy and jingle in any celebration. Before emBARKing on your plans for the day of thanks, here are a few safety tips to help you address common health risks to your pet (and what you can do to avoid them). Continue…