Following the Trends: Spending the Holidays With Your Pet

Holidays with pets.

If you’re one of those jolly types that starts humming Christmas carols long before December, you’ve probably already envisioned how you want to spend the holidays with your pet. There’s so much more to do together than ever before, thanks in large part to the growing acceptance of pets in public places. This means loads of choices regarding how best to spend your time together this holiday season. If you need a little help narrowing down the list, we’ve got some ideas on how to joyfully (and safely) spend the holidays with your pet.


Planning Ahead for Holiday Pet Stress

iStock_000046798998_Large.jpgThe holidays can be stressful for everyone, but it’s not the spending or constant fretting over gifts that bothers your pet. While he or she likely picks up and reflects your mood, your pet may also be stressed about other things entirely.

The constant stream of unfamiliar faces, voices, and scents can really upset your pet’s inner balance, and the abundance of bright, sparkly holiday decor can be overwhelming. However, with proper planning, holiday pet stress can easily be reduced and managed. Continue…