beMerry! A Holiday Guide for Pet Parents

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beMerry! A Holiday Guide for Pet Parents

For many of us the winter holidays may be a bit different this year—we’ll be closer to home, gathering in smaller numbers and doing most of our shopping from the couch—but what won’t change is the spirit of the season. We’ll still celebrate our old family traditions (and maybe start some new ones). We’ll surprise and delight with thoughtful gifts. We’ll dress our furry family in fabulous holiday sweaters and post pictures on social. There will be bright lights and brilliant music and good things to eat. And we’ll raise a glass to the New Year and count our blessings. These things we know for sure. To help you, our fellow pet parents, make most of this season, we’ve rounded up some of our best ideas for putting the yay in the holidays. Enjoy!

From health to home, we've organized our guide to make things easy.

But First, Let's Go Shopping!

Find the perfect gifts for the pets (and pet lovers) on your list that are sure to rate wags and purrs.

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Home for the Holidays

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Some of the happiest moments of the holidays happen in the kitchen. Whip up these vet-and-pet approved treats.

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Safety First at Home and on the Road

Holiday scents and sights can lead to mischief that can lead to trouble for your pets. Stay one step ahead!

Pet Holiday Hazards: Poisonous Plants for Cats and Dogs
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Ways to Give Back

Even as we celebrate we’re reminded that thousands of animals in shelters and rescues are in need right now. You can help.

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