Pet Proof Your Kitchen
There are certain foods and other items that may not seem dangerous to us, but for our little buddies they can be disastrous.
- Don’t leave the following in easy to reach places: avocados, macadamia nuts, raisins and sultanas, grapes, onions, coffee, garlic or chocolate. Apart from food, always put away knives, skewers, and other sharp utensils away after use.
- Install childproof latches if your dog has a knack of getting into the cabinets
- When cooking on the stovetop use the burners near the back first rather than the front
- When cleaning the kitchen, oven, stovetop put your pet in another room to avoid exposing them to chemicals in the cleaning products.
- Consider installing a small gate to keep your pet away while cooking is underway.
- Small items such as elastic bands, twist ties, plastic bags may look appetising to your dog. Keep these items off your bench tops and floors to avoid choking hazards.