Helpful tips to keep pets safe this New Year’s Eve
The City of Jacksonville’s Animal Care and Protective Services (ACPS) suggests easy tips to help keep your pets safe this holiday. Prevent food and alcohol poisoning: Keep table food away from your pets. Update your pets’ tags and microchip information: Fireworks and other loud noises may frighten your pet, causing the pet to run away. Keep pets away from fireworks: Fireworks, such as sparklers, can burn pets. “With just a few simple steps, you can keep your pets happy and safe as you ring in 2021,” said Walter.
Pet Safety Guide: 5 tips to keep pets safe this Thanksgiving
ORANGE PARK, Fla. – Clay Humane, a nonprofit veterinary clinic in Orange Park, urges pet owners to keep animals safe this Thanksgiving. Don’t give pets a lot of new foods at once: Foods that are new or different for your pet can cause stomach distress. Do not give pets poisonous foods: Some foods, including chocolate, onions, raisins, grapes and alcohol, are hazardous for animals. Know when and how to seek veterinary help: Should your pet get sick over Thanksgiving, ensure that you know the names and addresses of nearby emergency veterinarians. Compose a list of emergency veterinarians that will be open on Thanksgiving and keep it handy in emergency situations.
Thanksgiving Travel Tips: The dos and don’ts for holiday travel
AAA released its annual Thanksgiving travel report and said 2.4 million people will be hitting the skies for this holiday. UF Health Jacksonville’s Director of Infectious disease, Chad Neilsen, told News4Jax it is important to be prepared to travel with other people during a pandemic. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released new guidance that says a double layer mask could help not only stop the spread of COVID-19, but protect the person wearing it. Neilsen said a double layer mask is exactly how it sounds it’s two pieces of fabric. “Start limiting certain events that could be risky so particularly college students, stop going to bars, stop going to restaurants so that way you’re limiting your risk of bringing it home,” Neilsen said.
Tips for discussing finances with children and teens
More than 30 percent of parents admit they don't talk money with their kids, but 84 percent of teens say they look to their parents for guidance on managing their cash. CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss how moms and dads can start the conversation.cbsnews.com