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Furry Festivities: Celebrating the Holidays with Your Beloved Pets

Updated: Dec 18, 2023

Ivy Pets Holiday Season

The holiday season is a time of joy, laughter, and cherished moments spent with loved ones. For many, that includes our furry friends who bring boundless happiness to our lives. At Ivy Pets we understand the significance of including pets in the holiday festivities while ensuring their health and safety. In this blog post, we'll explore delightful ways to celebrate the season with your beloved pets.

1. Festive Feasts for Furry Friends:

  • Share the joy of the holiday feast with your pets by preparing special treats that are safe for them to enjoy (keep reading for a yummy recipe you can make at home).

  • Consult with our veterinarians for advice on pet-friendly ingredients and portion control to avoid any upset stomachs.

2. Deck the Halls with Pet-Safe Decor:

  • Create a pet-friendly holiday atmosphere by choosing decorations that won't harm your pets.

  • Opt for non-toxic plants, secure ornaments out of reach, and be cautious with festive lighting to ensure a safe environment for your pets.

3. Gifts Galore for Paws and Claws:

  • Spoil your pets with thoughtful gifts, from new toys to cozy beds, making their holiday season just as special as yours.

  • Consider pet-friendly subscription boxes or personalized accessories for a touch of uniqueness.

Winter Wonderland Adventures for Your Pet

4. Winter Wonderland Adventures:

  • Embrace the chilly weather with outdoor activities that your pets will adore, such as winter walks or playful romps in the snow.

  • Ensure your pets are adequately protected from the cold with cozy sweaters or jackets and pay attention to their paw care.

Ivy Pets Travel with Furry Companions

5. Safe Travels for Furry Companions:

  • If your holiday plans involve travel, prioritize your pet's comfort and safety.

  • Pack essentials such as their favorite toys, food, and medications, and consult with our clinic for travel tips and recommendations.

6. Health Check for a Happy New Year:

  • Schedule a pre-holiday health check for your pets to ensure they are in optimal condition.

  • Discuss preventive measures with our veterinary team, including vaccinations and parasite control, to keep your pets healthy into the new year.

As we revel in the holiday spirit, let's make sure our pets are included in the festivities, experiencing the joy and warmth of the season alongside us. At Ivy Pets we're here to support you in providing the best care for your furry family members. Wishing you and your pets a joyful and safe holiday season!

Delicious Recipe!

Peanut Butter and Pumpkin Dog Treats Recipe

Mix these ingredients in a large bowl:

  • 2 cups of whole wheat flour

  • 1/2 cup canned pumpkin

  • 1/2 cup peanut butter

  • two beaten eggs

Roll out the dough, use cookie cutters for shapes, and bake at 350°F (175°C) for about 15 minutes. Your furry friend will love them!


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