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Pet owners should be mindful of holiday hazards

Beautiful lights and decorations are up now and you can hear some of your favorite carols on the radio. It’s getting colder in Payson, and Christmas is just around the corner. This is personally my favorite time of year. It’s time to bake cookies and wrap gifts and spend time with the family. The season can be a little hectic at times, but the warm feeling in your heart and the wonderful memories you create sure pays off. As Kat said in last week’s article, having a companion sure does make life more enjoyable. For those of you who do own pets or are planning on adopting this year, there are some holiday hazards we want you to be aware of. Treats, decorations and the weather can be harmful to your pets, so here are a few things to watch out for this time of year: Chocolate, especially dark and other human food is bad for your pet. If they get into these things, it can cause vomiting, diarrhea or even more severe problems.


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