Pet Sitters Plus has a few handy tips to consider for your animal companions while away for long periods of time, as well as while at home entertaining guests with lots of food:
- Know how to choose the right pet sitter for you while traveling or on long shopping excursions. Read the blog Choosing a Pet Sitter for handy tips and guidance.
- Human foods to avoid feeding your pets: Xylitol - If you're using xylitol as a sweetener, remember never to let your dog have a taste! Xylitol is poisonous for your dogs. Dark chocolate - Dogs are usually sensitive to chocolate. Click this link to read about the 12 Most Dangerous 'People Foods' for Cats and Dogs to avoid feeding your pets. Also, remember that most of our furry companions don't know when to stop begging. Don't over indulge them. Poinsettias - not edible for humans either! Don't let the dog eat the poinsettias!
- Keeping your pets safe and healthy: Last month's blog Pet Tips: Protecting Your Pets in the Winter are still valuable to ensure your pets' health and safety throughout the 3-4 months.