Painting showing the first Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Safety for Pets

Brownsburg Animal Clinic will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Friday and Saturday, November 24, 25 and 26. Normal office hours will resume Monday, November 28 .

If this painting depicting the first Thanksgiving in 1621 is to be believed, a dog was among the guests at the celebration.

But Thanksgiving as we celebrate it today can be very dangerous for pets.

Here’s a quick summary by Dr. Ron DeHaven of the American Veterinary Medical Association of guidelines for safeguarding your pet this Thanksgiving.