A staple decoration, however, cats have been known to climb into the tree knocking it over and dogs can also have the same effect if they are overexcited and jumping. This may lead to broken ornaments which can injure them and you. Make sure you hang sweet and chocolate decorations higher up so that your pets can’t reach them. Fake snow and trees that have been treated with a preservative are also toxic for pets. Try to buy ones that are labelled non-toxic and if in doubt keep your pets out of the room when you are not there.
Avoid these as lit candles can be easily knocked over by excitable pets and with so many flammable decorations the danger to everyone is obvious.
These need to be kept well out of the way from your pets, to stop them from chewing through the cords. Given the opportunity rabbits, guinea pigs, dogs and even cats will give it a try if they can.
Poinsettias, mistletoe, holly, amaryllis, fern and pinesap may look pretty but they are toxic for cats and dogs. Put them where they cannot be chewed.
Shiny and bright but also one of the most dangerous holiday decoration for your pets. Never wrap it around you’re their crates or cages because even a few stands, when eaten or chewed, can lead to an obstruction in their stomachs.
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