You must be excited about receiving and sending Valentine’s Day gifts, but don’t forget that if you are not careful those innocent gifts can become potentially dangerous to your unsuspecting pets. According to poison control experts the number of cases involving pet poisoning is markedly high around Valentine’s Day. Read on to find out some pet safety tips for Valentine’s Day.
Chocolates and flowers might be the top favorites as Valentine’s Day gifts, but they can be dangerous to your pets. Chocolates contain theobromine which is extremely toxic to animals when ingested in excess. It can cause vomiting, diarrhea and increase the heart rate. It affects the gastrointestinal, neurological and cardiac functions resulting in fatal seizures in extreme cases.
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