Pets are part of the family, there’s no doubt about that. So when it comes to the holiday season, it only makes sense that your furry friends get in on the fun. But in the midst of the festive insanity, it is crucial to learn how to pet proof your Christmas decorations. The sparkly, glittery nature of holiday décor is especially attractive to curious pets. Unfortunately, it isn’t always the safest for them. After all, there is a good chance that an emergency trip to the vet is not on your wish list.
Pet proofing your Christmas decorations also ensures that your money and time does not go to waste. I mean, embellishing your home and getting in the holiday spirit can be a lot of fun. For many families, it is a tradition that brings everyone closer together. Décor that does not take the four-legged family members into consideration may be a recipe for disaster, chaos, and panic.
Although you can only convey so many messages to your pets, their mischievous side can certainly get the best of them. Thankfully, there are ways to work around this. With these 12 tips, you can plan your Christmas décor in away that is pet-friendly and safe. Often, this automatically makes it safer for little kids, too. Score.