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…..taking care of your pet while you are away. Sadly, too many pets get left home alone during this period.

Some foods are toxic for pets. Avoid hanging any chocolate treats on a tree or placing them underneath the tree, as that may tempt your cat or dog to try and get them. Toxic foods include: Christmas pudding, grapes, dried vine fruits, onion, garlic, certain nuts and mince pies.

Some holiday plants are poisonous for our pets: Poinsettias, Lilies, Holly and Mistletoe.

Another thing to look our for is that some pets can become stressed when their routine changes, or they may become anxious when unfamiliar people visit or too many people.

And while the festivities are a great time to relax and enjoy the company of friends and family, you need to ensure that it’s a restful and safe time for your pets.

Tomorrow we will continue with our countdown to Christmas Day and safety tips….

For great health information check out Health Navigator New Zealand where you will find expert opinion online.

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Currently, there are temporary changes to the steps to be followed in resuscitation. These can be found in the video below or by clicking here to see the New Zealand Resuscitation Council temporary guideline recommendation. 

Click the link to go to the New Zealand Resuscitation Council Covid-19 recommended modifications for delivering resuscitation whilst the pandemic remains a threat. Click play to see a short video outlining CPR modifications that should be followed during the pandemic.

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Data and information are fact-checked against various recognised sources, including the New Zealand Resuscitation Council, Health Navigator New Zealand, St John, and other recognised entities specialising in the specific subject content. It should be noted that variances in protocols exist and where necessary are identified.

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