An often-overlooked factor when it comes to your pet’s well-being and your own, is that of pets and fire safety. And, we’re not just talking about emergency considerations in the event of a fire; we’re actually talking about how to keep your pet from starting a fire, which should be of real concern to all pet parents.
We all know that pets are very curious creatures. And, when we’re not around to monitor their every action, they can get bored and get into all sorts of trouble, both intentional and accidental. But, stringing toilet paper down the hall or digging through the trash is nothing compared to the serious damage that they could potentially get into with hot stoves, fireplaces, space heaters, candles and any other potential fire hazard.
It’s estimated that nearly 1,000 house fires are accidentally started each year by animals, including homeowners’ pets. And, when you look at the often inquisitive and determined behaviors of pets, it’s not surprising that they could accidentally start a fire. Just think about it. Have you ever left food on the stove and turned around to see your pet jumping up on it for a bite? See, it can happen just like that!
That’s why we’re sharing these tips for keeping pets and your home safe from accidental fires:Read more »