Most people with pets feel that they’re truly members of the family. They sleep in our beds, they eat our food, and they play with us what more could you want from a furry little friend?
But many pets are mischievous little buggers, always getting into things they’re not supposed to and playing with things that are definitely not toys.
And while most of the time it’s completely harmless (albeit a little annoying), sometimes it’s more dangerous than you might realize.
Houses are full of items that aredangerous for pets and not just the things you’d think. We all know that dogs can’t eat chocolate, but there are probably some items in your home that you don’t know could hurt your beloved animals.
“To protect your pet, simply use common sense and take the same precautions you would with a child,” theHumane Society of the United Statesrecommends.
Read on to learn about 12 items that could be very harmful for your pets.
1. Poisonous Household Plants
2. Holiday Decorations And Lights
3. Mixed Nuts Or Trail Mix
4. Human Medication
5. Deicing Salts
7. Used Food Cans
8. Plant Food Or Fertilizer
10. String, Yarn, And Rubber Bands
11. Fabric Softener Sheets