Try to think like your pet to get a sense of what might be dangerous to them.
Pets are more than just animals. Our furry friends require time, attention, and as safe and comfortable a home environment as we would provide our children. Over half of all homes have pets living in them, but too often animals are still an afterthought when it comes to how the home is set up.
When you think about your home as a safe, comfortable haven for both you and your pets, it is important to consider their particular needs along with your own, while recognizing where potential hazards and dangers may exist. Try to think like your pet to get a sense of what might be dangerous to them by getting on all fours to view your home from their point-of-view. Things will look much different from ground level, and the hazards you discover may surprise you.
While you are on the ground, make sure you inspect areas that your pet can access by way of climbing or jumping. You'd be surprised at the dangers a periodic inspection of your home can reveal. Here are some hazards to look for:
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