Posted on: December 5, 2017

Watch Out for Holiday Pet Hazards

Puppy chewing on tree ornament.

While you are busy making your festive plans for the holidays, don't forget to include your pets. A little precaution and prevention makes the holidays a happy time for everyone.

Some common holiday pet hazards include:

  • Bones: The holiday turkey or chicken will leave a lot of tantalizing bones, but don't feed them to your pet. Beware of steak bones too. Small bones or chips can lodge in the throat, stomach and intestinal tract.
  • Fat:...
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Posted on: August 31, 2017

Prepare Your Pets for a Disaster

Do you know what to do for your pet to make sure it is cared for before, during and perhaps even after a disaster? Here are some guidelines to help you.

  • If you must evacuate, don’t leave your pet behind even for a few hours. Plan ahead and make a list of hotels or motels outside of your immediate area that will accept pets. Ask if there are any restrictions and if they waive a no-pet policy in t...
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City of Plano Animal Services
Posted on: August 31, 2017

Other Great Stories from the Pet Tails Contest Worth Sharing

During the art contest, we collected a lot of great stories. Though these are not the winners, they are still worthy of sharing... Enjoy!

Hank - Robertson Family

Hello,

I am writing to submit Hank's story for your art piece contest. His photo is attached.

Hank is a survivor. I first met Hank through petfinder.com when I began thinking about getting a second dog as a companion for both me and m...

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