Deck the halls and trim the tree. . . but be careful of these six dangers. Find out what they are and get started with the slideshow.
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It goes without saying, but sharp metal objects, especially hooks, can snag inside a pet's mouth, throat or deeper inside his body — an emergency vet visit just waiting to happen.
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Jumping up for a nibble could result in the whole tree taking a tumble, too.
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Fragile or Sharp Objects
Even if your pooch won't intentionally eat hard ornaments, if one falls and breaks, the sharp fragments can cut his paws or nosy nose afterwards.
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Remember: There's not a big difference between a plush dog toy and a plus tree ornament (in his eyes anyway). Keep the tempting impostors away from his paws.
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These shiny strands can catch the eyes of cats and dogs, but they can also do horrid things if they then travel down throats, too.
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Sharp, bright and plugged into the wall? Absolutely no place for a cat — if your furballs are tempted to chomp cords, make sure you've sprayed everything down with a bitter chew deterrent  first.
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