December 23, 2018

Today is the last day of Coastal's Holiday Tips!
Remember to leave the leftovers for your guests! Fatty foods, like gravy, bacon, butter and meat scraps can cause your pet to have pancreatitis. Instead, give your pets food or treats made specifically for them to avoid...

December 22, 2018

Don’t leave candles burning or electrical wires in areas that your pet can reach. Put the candles on stable surfaces in designated holders so that your pet won’t burn themselves or potentially knock the menorah over and start a fire. If your furry friend bites into a w...

December 21, 2018

Tinsel-to-go! Our kitties love to get ahold of the sparkly decoration and play with it as a toy. Playing with it can turn into ingesting it, which would obstruct your pet’s digestive tract and could lead to dehydration, vomiting and possible surgery. Skip the tinsel al...

December 20, 2018

Be careful with the decorative plants- some flowers and festive plants can be toxic to dogs and cats. Mistletoe, hydrangeas and holly are just a few of the that pose risks. You can find a full list on the ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals...

December 19, 2018

Use shatter-proof ornaments to eliminate any hazards for your pet that might be hanging on the Christmas tree! Broken ornaments can cause injuries, and if ingested, they can cause your pet to have an obstructed intestinal tract. Put your more delicate, sentimental orna...

December 18, 2018


Stuff the stockings with safe toys! Coastal carries a wide-variety of Kong toys, which are basically indestructible. Instead of getting your kitty long ribbon/yarn, try a ball that would be too big for them to swallow. Come by and check out our Treasure Chest Gift Sho...

December 17, 2018

Day 2 of Coastal's Holiday Tips!

Watch your kitchen counter while you’re baking those holiday goodies! Yeast dough can be potentially life threatening for animals. If ingested, your pet will start to have painful gas and extreme bloating. Call your veterinarian or vis...

December 16, 2018

Today starts day one of Coastal's Holiday Tips! From now until Christmas, we'll be posting daily helpful hints on how to keep your pets safe during the holiday season 😀🎄

Anchor down the Christmas tree! By doing this, you will be able to prevent your pet from knockin...

November 20, 2018

1. Stay away from giving your pets any turkey bones! They can get lodged or stuck and obstruct the gastrointestinal track, which could require surgery. The safest bet is to get made-for-pet bones if you want your furry friend to have something to chew on. 
2. Fatty foo...

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