By Dr. Ashley Powell, DVM
The holidays are almost here! Soon, we’ll be putting up decorations, preparing holiday meals and treats, and convening with family and friends—furry ones included. To ensure that this time together is safe and enjoyable for you and your four-legged companions, we have compiled a list of precautions you can take to keep your pets safe and cozy!
Dr. Ashley Powell, DVM, is president of the Coastal Virginia Medical Veterinary Association, an organization that provides support to the region’s veterinary community. When she’s not seeing her amazing pet patients at Animal Medical Center of Virginia Beach, she enjoys riding horses, traveling and spending time with her dog, Barley, and cats Vinnie, Citra and Rillo.