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Puppy Proofing Your Home

Have you just adopted a puppy? If so, you'll need to take some steps to make your home safe for your new pet. Young dogs are very curious, and they want to find out what everything tastes like. This can be dangerous! There's almost no end to the list of items that can choke or injure your pooch if swallowed.

Some of the things you'll want to address include plastic bags and ties, wires and cords, small or sharp objects, chemicals, and medication. Also on the list of unsafe objects are cleaning agents, jewelry, garbage, and small items of clothing. Personal items, like shoes, should also be kept out of paws' reach. If you have a yard, make sure that your fencing is secure, and that your gate closes tightly.

Your pet clinic Carolina Forest, SC can give you more information on keeping your puppy safe, happy, and healthy during this important stage of his life.

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