Christmas

Dr. Patrick Mahaney’s Pet Holiday Gift Guide 2015

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Should you get your pet any gifts this holiday season? Personally, I am more of a fan of taking the money one would spend on gifts that a pet may not truly need and instead investing it in veterinary care or training. Learn about my top suggestions for pet winter holiday gift giving via this […]

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How Christmas Reminds Me of the Most Important Gift of All: My Own Dog’s Health

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Although this post went live for Christmas 2012, its message rings true year round. This article originally appeared on Dr. Mahaney’s The Daily Vet column on petMD. Happy holidays, Merry Christmas, and joyous “whatever” may be your preferred means of celebrating with family and friends during winter’s months. For me, this time of year has special significance as […]

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Holiday Pet Safety Tips

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This article originally appeared on my ongoing series of articles for Flexcin International, Inc as Holiday Pet Safety Tips   Have you ever placed the last ornament on your tree, gazing admiringly at your work, only to realize Fido is running full speed ahead at your masterpiece? Or what about looking over to see Fluffy engulfed in menorah […]

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Are Holiday Plants Toxic to Your Pet

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With Halloween and Thanksgiving behind us (see Top 5 Halloween Pet Safety Tips and Thanksgiving Holiday Pet Safety Tips), the fall-winter holiday season forges forward with the festivities of Hanukkah, Christmas and New Year’s Eve.  As we decorate our dwellings for these celebrations, keep in mind that festive plants can be potentially toxic when eaten […]

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Thanksgiving Holiday Pet Safety Tips

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Starting with Halloween, the fall-winter holiday season yields innumerable hazards to our pets (see Top 5 Halloween Pet Safety Tips).  The potential danger continues into Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwaanza, New Year’s Eve, or other holiday of your choice.  Pet hazards lurk in festive foods, decorations, and schedule and environment changes.  Take the following precautions, as […]

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