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Christmas Trees and Pets

Oh, Christmas Tree: Securely anchor your Christmas tree so it doesn't tip and fall, causing possible injury to your pet. This will also prevent the tree water—which may contain fertilizers that can cause stomach upset—from spilling. Stagnant tree water is a breeding ground for bacteria, and your pet could end up with nausea or diarrhea should he imbibe.

To read more tips from the ASPCA, go to: www.aspca.org/pet-care/general-pet-care/holiday-safety-tips