A Pet for the Holidays?

While trendy presents come and go, the joy of a new pet remains one of the most popular gifts each holiday season. Patch reached out to a few local pet experts to provide tips for those who plan on bringing a four-legged family member into their home this holiday.

Prospective dog and cat owners are encouraged to educate themselves on the responsibilities of creating a safe and healthy environment for the animal. Besides the cold weather, there are various dangers that new pets are faced with this time of year, so it’s important to pet-proof your home. The hectic side of the holidays can often blind us of the hazards that exist for new pets, and the steps to avoid an unfortunate occurrence aren’t difficult..

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