We’ve all heard of the potential risks that household items can pose to our pets, but protecting our animals shouldn’t stop once we leave the confines of our home. This time of year, many of us spend time outdoors tending to our gardens, but did you know there are things in your garden that can create a potentially harmful situation for your pets. Here are just a few of the things you will need to look out for to keep your furry friends safe.
Although fertilizers can provide your plants with the food they need to grow and flourish, they can also wreak havoc on your pet’s stomach. If your pets digests fertilizer they can have an upset stomach or could even get a life-threatening obstruction in their gastrointestinal tract. To solve this problem, read the instructions on your fertilizer and make sure you follow the recommended waiting period before you let your pets outdoors.