Many dishes that you make over the holidays can be harmful to your pets. John Tesh has some helpful ideas to keep in mind as you welcome the festive season.

Secure your garbage bin: According to the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association, many emergencies happen the day after Thanksgiving, (Christmas) when an animal smells goodies in the trash can. In addition to all the unhealthy food, your dog or cat can ingest things like pop-up timers, foil, and plastic wrap. So be sure to double bag all your trash and place it in a secure container. More here at JohnTesh.com