Bake Your Own Holiday Pet Treats!

Between the pumpkin pie at Thanksgiving and the snowman-shaped iced cookies that make the rounds at work, we are all a bit guilty when it comes to sweet indulgences this time of year. No one’s judging that extra bite of yumminess, but the family pet is probably taking notice. It’s just not fair that the very same things that make the holidays delicious for us can make our best friends very ill (or at least incredibly uncomfortable)! 

Luckily, between your batches of gingerbread and sugar cookies, there are lots of holiday pet treats you can make in your own kitchen.


The Key to Thanksgiving Pet Safety? Plan Ahead!

We are generally more successful in life when we plan accordingly. Sure, some things simply cannot be predicted, but when by operating foresight we can reduce unfortunate or uncomfortable circumstances. 

When it comes to Thanksgiving, planning the meal and the entire 4-day weekend is a serious effort. Where do pets fit in with all the visitors or traveling? Thanksgiving pet safety is a fine example of planning excellence, and we’re here to help you through it.


Avoid a Fright Night With These Halloween Pet Safety Tips

Halloween is just around the corner, and you and your two-legged kids might be eagerly anticipating the costumes, decorations, and treats of the holiday. However All Hallows Eve may not be as fun time for your pets. You should be aware that there are a few pet emergencies that occur on or around Halloween.

Luckily, with some preparation and attention, your pets can enjoy a safe and fun holiday along with the rest of the family. Keep reading to learn about Halloween pet safety from your team at Wellesley-Natick Veterinary Hospital.