Holiday Hazards: Toxic Food For Pets

dog waiting for food on table.

The holiday season is a time of joy, festivities, and sharing delicious meals with our loved ones. As pet owners, it’s only natural that we want our furry companions to partake in the celebrations. However, it’s essential to be aware that not all holiday foods are safe for our pets. At 10 West Bird & Animal Hospital, we prioritize your pets’ well-being, so we’re here to guide you through the potential hazards of toxic holiday foods for pets.


National Pet Poison Prevention Month

Dog with hand sanitizer.

If something is bad for our pets, they’ll instinctively know not to eat it, right? If only it were that simple! March has been designated as National Pet Poison Prevention Month to raise awareness for all the hazards for pets lurking right under our noses. 

At Ten West Bird & Animal Hospital, we take pet safety seriously year round, and in honor of National Pet Poison Prevention Month, our team has gathered some guidelines to help pet families keep their pets safe.


Toxic Household Items to Keep Away from Your Pet

Prevent Pet Poisoning.

Your home should be a place of comfort and safety for your family– including your furry family members. Unfortunately, many common household items can pose a danger to the furry members of your family. To prevent a pet poisoning, it’s important to keep certain food, chemicals, and other items out of reach from your dog or cat. 

What hazardous items do you need to be on the lookout for? The team at Ten West Bird & Animal Hospital has put together this helpful list of toxic household items to watch out for to keep your pets safe.