Monday, December 6, 2010

Christmas decorations pose threats to animals

By Dr. Walter Mullen
MSU College of Veterinary Medicine
MISSISSIPPI STATE -- Pet owners need to realize that Christmas decorations attract more than human eyes during the holidays, and many of those items can pose hazards to curious animals.
Holiday plants…When new plants are brought into the home, they can interest a mischievous pet. Unfortunately, some festive holiday plants can poison pets.
Several common holiday plants that are toxic to pets are poinsettias, mistletoe, holly and lilies... read more