Hazards Pets Face When Getting Into Trash

Spoiled foods or dangerous leftovers like bones and onions can make pets sick.

Hazardous Foods

Pets' heads, legs and bodies can become trapped trying to reach discarded packaging.


Plastic bags pose a severe choking and suffocation risk if pets play with or ingest them.

Plastic Bags  

Cats and dogs can cut themselves on shards from glass, plates or lightbulbs tossed in trash.

Broken Glass

Hard plastic, metal and bones can crack teeth or pierce gums when chewed.

Dental Damage  

Exposure to leaked batteries, cleaners, oils from trash can be toxic.


Getting wedged upside down while trash scavenging can injure or suffocate pets.  

Getting Stuck

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