Make sure your animals are happy and warm this winter.
The wintry weather is showing no sign of letting up in southeast Michigan as we head into February. But while you remember to wear chapstick and bundle up, are you also taking safety precautions to keep your pets happy and healthy this winter? The Dearborn Animal Shelter shared these tips for winter pet safety, courtesy of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals: If you are aware of an animal that needs shelter in the Dearborn area, please contact the Dearborn Animal Shelter at 313-943-2697. Information provided by the Dearborn Animal Shelter.
The ASPCA and Dearborn Animal Shelter remind pet owners to keep their pets safe come Oct. 31.
Sunday, October 30, 2011
The Dearborn Animal Shelter and the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals have issued a reminder to keep pets safe this and every Halloween: 1. No tricks, no treats: That bowlful of candy is for trick-or-treaters, not for Scruffy and Fluffy. 2. Popular Halloween plants such as pumpkins and decorative corn are considered to be relatively nontoxic, yet they can produce gastrointestinal upset should pets ingest them. Intestinal blockage could even occur if large pieces are swallowed. 3. Keep wires and cords from electric lights and other decorations out of reach of your pets. If chewed, your pet could experience damage to his mouth from shards of glass or plastic, or receive a possibly life-threatening electrical shock. 4…