Phew. Another Thanksgiving is in the books. Can you believe it?! As we head into a new decade (I have a feeling that 2020 is going to be LIT!), I’m focusing on making plenty of wonderful memories to close out the year. Thanksgiving 2019 was one to remember. Not because it was super crazy or dramatic or over the top, but because I was HAPPY in every sense of the word. I cannot tell you the last time I was legitimately happy around this time of year.
If you’ve suddenly found yourself on this page reading this post, chances are you have at least one family member who you dread seeing or dealing with during the holidays. Or maybe your family just radiates toxic vibes but you feel obligated to handle them at this time of the year. Whatever it is, I’ve been there. And although this article isn’t exactly dog mom-centric, you may find it helpful when showing up for festivities on Thanksgiving or Christmas.
I think as pet parents we can all agree that safety is always top priority for our pets. Often when I think of Christmas and the holiday season, I rarely think of the multitude of risks that come along with it. We’re so caught up in a holly jolly Christmas, that we forget about the dangers it can pose. Sounds silly, right? Well, not for our fur babies. The fireplace, Christmas lights and tinsel can put us at the vet’s office too quickly, so it’s important that we’re mindful throughout the season. I’ve compiled a holiday pet safety guide to get you and your fur friends through Thanksgiving and Christmas without any emergencies. This blog post is the first of twelve in our 12 Days of Holiday Planning for Pet Parents.
My dogs are included in all of my life’s celebrations. In the category of celebrations is, of course, Thanksgiving! With this delicious holiday right around the corner, I want to share some ways in which you can include your dogs on Thanksgiving Day!
Can you believe it’s already mid November?! Where has this year gone? Thanksgiving is next week and I get married in 45 days! WOW. What happened?! Anyways, with all of that being said, ’tis the season of cake, cookies and lots of food! I know everyone is busy getting ready for the holidays (and a wedding in my case) but we mustn’t forget about our dogs during it all. Sounds impossible, right? Well yeah, but some of us may forget that our dogs need extra exercise during this hectic time of year just like we do! So next week, which is Thanksgiving week, I’m challenging myself AND you to take your dog on a walk every day of the week no matter what!