10 Holiday Pet Dangers

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When the holidays roll around, it’s especially important to make sure your pets stay safe.  Here’s our list of top 10 dangers for pets during the holidays:

  1. Fireworks at New Year’s (dogs especially can get spooked and run away)
  2. Leftovers / Bones
  3. Chocolate
  4. Holiday plants like mistletoe and holly
  5. Tinsel / Ribbons
  6. Electrical cords
  7. Stress from visiting people
  8. Alcohol.
  9. Liquid potpourri (cats will drink it)
  10. Tree ornaments / trees

Watch out for your pet this holiday season and do what you can to keep them safe!

Last Minute Gifts for Pet Lovers

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If you’re looking for a last minute gift for the pet lover in your life, here’s a brief list from J&M Aquatics and Pet Center in Grand Junction:

  1. Books about pets or pet training.  Consider W. Bruce Cameron’s A Dog’s Purpose (A Book for Humans) or the hilarous, I Could Pee on this: And Other Cat Poems.
  2. Live aquatic plants or aquarium decorations like this Java Fern we have available now:  javafern2
  3. Desktop aquarium sets like these by Fluval.
  4. Items to add to a reptile or amphibian tank, like new rocks or plants.
  5. Dog and cat toys for their pets, like this great selection we have right now!2017christmas_toys

Stop in before Christmas and we can help you find a great gift for your pet or pet lover!