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AVMA Has Tips for Pet Safety Over the Holidays
Ten Tips So Both You and Your Furry Friends Enjoy the Season
By: Marketwired .
Nov. 30, 2012 12:16 PM
SCHAUMBURG, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 11/30/12 -- Food, family, friends and celebration. It's holiday time! But, how do our pets handle it? Some of the simple things we take part in over the holidays can often be hazardous to our pets' health, from food to decorations.
"There are ten common hazards that pet owners should be aware of at this time of year," says Doctor Doug Aspros, President of the American Veterinary Medical Association. "If you keep these at the top of your mind and away from pet, everyone will enjoy the holidays free from trips to the emergency clinic."
10) Table scraps: Mother was right; don't feed the dog under the table.
For more holiday pet safety tips, visit www.avma.org.
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), established in 1863, is a not-for-profit association representing more than 82,500 veterinarians working in private and corporate practice, government, industry, academia, and uniformed services. Structured to work for its members, the AVMA acts as a collective voice for its membership and for the profession.
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