Top 7 Tips To Keep Your Yard Pet-Friendly

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Your yard and gardens are wonderful for relaxing, playing, and entertaining. However, they can also be dangerous for your pets. It’s our job as pet parents to make sure the places where our dogs play, explore, and go potty are as safe as possible.

Dogs and other animal companions end up in veterinary emergency rooms every year from hazardous contact with insecticides, weed killers, and pet-toxic plants among other dangers in our yards.

Here are a few things to keep in mind when making your yard more pet-friendly.

Do you take precautions to keep your yard safe for your pets? What tips do you have for other animal lovers who share their yards with furry friends? Let us know in the comments below!