The holidays are a cheerful time for humans and pets alike. However, it’s a busy time of the year and it’s easy to become distracted and overlook prospective dangers to our four-legged friends. Use these tips to protect your pet this holiday season. 1. Gift Wrap Ribbon • It’s always best to promptly discard ribbons and bows so that your pet won’t be enticed to chew or swallow them. After ribbon is digested, it can travel and twist throughout the intestines, leading to emergency surgery and even death. 2. Tinsel and Ornaments • Pets find tinsel tempting to play with, especially cats. The shiny, reflective pieces of plastic may come alive to a pet with the slightest wisp of air. Once it’s consumed, it can cause serious injury to your pet. If not caught in a timely fashion, the ingestion could become fatal as it can become lodged in your pet’s intestines, ...

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