Pomeranians For Dummies
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Make sure you dog-proof your house to keep your Pomeranian safe. Dogs are curious — they chew things, run under furniture, and squeeze into tiny spaces. Do a room-by-room search thoroughly checking for the following hazardous household items and put them away:

  • Animal baits, herbicides, fertilizers

  • Antifreeze

  • Chocolate

  • Detergents, bleach, drain cleaners

  • Doors (including garage doors) that can slam

  • Electric wires

  • Gasoline and oil

  • Medications

  • Objects that can fall

  • Open-sided balconies

  • Pins and needles

  • Rat traps

  • Small toys that can be swallowed or partially inhaled

  • Socks, yarn, and long things that can be swallowed

  • Unfenced pool or yard

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D. Caroline Coile, PhD, has written 26 books and more than 300 articles about dogs. She has received numerous awards and has taught college classes in psychology and animal learning.

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