Dogs are much like children: they’re funny, sweet, affectionate, and they can get into a lot of trouble in certain environments. Pet owners who want to protect their dogs can take steps to protect their pets from household hazards.
Human foods, poisonous houseplants, chemicals and even dog medicine are all a potential source of danger for a curious dog. If you’ve recently adopted or purchased a dog, here’s what you need to know about protecting your pet.
Kitchen Dangers for Dogs
The kitchen is the biggest source of concern for many dog owners, because it’s full of foods that tempt dogs. Although dogs are attracted to (and will eat) human foods if given the chance, many human foods are not healthy for canines. In addition to human food, kitchens often contain cleaning products that are toxic for pets.Read more Dog Proofing for New Dog Owners: A Guide