- From December 15, 2020-January 2, 2021 (a period that traditionally sees an increase in online searches for an emergency vet), Google searches for ‘ER vet’ were most popular in the state of Colorado, where searches were five times more popular than in California and Texas.
- Other states where Google searches for ‘ER vet’ were most popular during the specified time frame include: Georgia, North Carolina, Florida, Ohio, Washington, California, and Texas.
- Colorado, Washington, Florida, Massachusetts, and Texas also rank in the Top 10 over the five-year period from December 2016 to December 2021 for states where searches for ‘ER vet’ have been the most popular overall. (Utah ranks as #1).
- The most common holiday hazards for pets include toxic plants, anti-freeze, rock salt, wired lights, broken ornaments, and toxic foods.
Holiday Pet Safety: Methodology
Christmas Hazards for Pets: States with the Most Holiday Searches for Emergency Vets
U.S. Searches for ‘ER Vet’ between December 15, 2020 – January 2, 2021
(Image courtesy of Google Trends. Captured 12-07-21.)
- North Carolina