The holiday season—or, what we consider late October through early January—is once more upon us. But before you break out the candy, turkey, champagne, or whatever else you have the tendency to overindulge in, keep in mind this season can hold some danger for your pets.
One effect of animal domestication is that by providing our pets with easy access to food and shelter, we have altered their ability to engage in their natural repertoire of behaviors. Meaning, while trying to be good pet parents, we are in a sense denying our pets one of the most primal activities of any living creature: working for food.
We get a lot of questions from pet owners about the best collars and leashes for dogs and cats. It can be confusing, because pet collars come in a wide variety of styles and materials. To simplify things, we summarized our recommendations: