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Valentine’s Day tips for safe and happy celebrations with pets

Thursday, February 14th, 2019

Happy Valentines Day!

As we noted in our last blog, holidays can pose many hazards for our pets. Valentine’s Day is no exception.

Here are a few Valentine’s Day hazards to avoid to ensure you and your pet have a safe and stress-free holiday…

Lilies: If you are giving or receiving flowers for Valentine’s Day, beware that lilies can be extremely toxic to cats. Please keep cats away from lilies!

Chocolate: A Valentine’s Day staple, chocolate is toxic to pets. Please do not allow your pet access to chocolate. Any sweets sweetened with xylitol are also toxic to pets. If your pet does ingest chocolate or xylitol, please contact us immediately or call the ASPCA animal poison control center: 888-426-4435. (more…)