Valentine’s Day Pet Safety for Your Furry Valentine

Valentine’s Day is all about love, and who’s more deserving than our animal companions? Through thick and thin, they bring us smiles, warm-fuzzies, and joy in so many ways. This is why we believe pets deserve our full attention to their safety and security during this holiday (and all year long!).

The team at Ten West wants to highlight Valentine’s Day pet safety since there are a few hidden dangers you may not be expecting. From toxic treats to poisonous plants, we have the scoop on how to protect your sweetie while celebrating Cupid’s holiday.

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Celebrating the Season with Holiday Pet Treats

The holidays are all about spending time with loved ones, but along with all of the gatherings comes all of the food. Most of our traditional holiday fare is not healthy for our pets, and sometimes can even be toxic to them. So does your pet have to completely forgo the treats this festive season? Not at all!

Your team at Ten West Bird & Animal Hospital has some surprisingly delicious and pet-friendly holiday pet treats that are sure to please your best friend.

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10 Creative Halloween Costumes for Exotics: Birds, Bearded Dragons, and Snakes Edition

costumes for exoticsIt’s that time of year, when the ghouls come out to play and the wee trick or treaters demand sugary treats. Halloween is a favorite holiday for young and old, and most of the family gets into the mix – even our pets. But when it comes to pet costumes, why should dogs and cats get all of the fun?

Exotic pets are becoming much more popular as companion animals, and all of the many benefits that were once extended only to traditional pets are now offered to exotics, such as toys, supplies, treats, and even holiday-themed apparel, including Halloween costumes. Want to dress your cockatoo as a pirate? Or your pet “snek” as a witch? You got it!

At Ten West Bird and Animal Hospital, we have 10 suggestions for the most fashionable (and funny!) costumes for exotics.

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