Top 5 Christmas Catastrophes for Canines


While home may be the ideal destination this time of year, many pet owners find that there is no place like the veterinarian’s office for the Christmas holidays. Unfortunately, the most wonderful time of the year is also one of the most dangerous for pets. In order to assess the impact of the holidays on pet health, VPI, a US-based pet insurer, analysed claims submitted in 2008 for pets treated on December 25. The company found that last year more than 200 policyholders spent Christmas Day at the veterinarian’s office–most with pets receiving treatment for accidental injuries or dietary indiscretion. Following are the top five Christmas Day claims of 2008:

Source: DogMagazine.net – the K9 Magazine blog

Top 5 Christmas Catastrophes for Canines

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