- 5 dog leash tips – the best and the safest!
There are so many different styles of dogs leashes, how do you know what is best and safest for you and your dog? A nylon 4′ leash or a 16′ cord retractable leash like a Flexileash? A 6-foot leather leash or a rope slip-leash? You’re a good pet parent and want to keep your pet [...]
- Are potato chips dangerous for dogs?
Could it be true… is a bag of potato chips dangerous for dogs? Yes! Sadly we know this because of a horrible accident with a friend’s dog. He managed to get a bag of potato chips off the counter while his people were sleeping. When they woke up, it was to find their beloved pet [...]
- What I did when a stray dog attacked
I’ve been out walking my dog and been attacked by a stray dog. Thanks to being prepared and a good dose of luck, all of us escaped without any permanent harm. The first time I witnessed a loose dog attack a person was in New York City’s Central Park, when from far away I watched [...]
- Moving with your pets
Last month I moved with my pets. It had been over a decade since I last moved, even though I consider myself a “pro” at moving with pets, there were still some surprises! My moving experience has been mostly long-distance moves, the kind that took me and my dogs and cats around the world or [...]
- Dr. Dog Tip: The Hidden Danger in Your Craft Kit
Dr. Dog is back! This time, he’s here to warn of the potential danger to pets that is in your craft cabinet – glue, especially those that are MDI-based. SHARE this post to warn others! RedandHowling: Musings on Dogs, Cats & Other Bundles of Love.
- 12 Foods that are Dangerous to Dogs
Our friends at Redandhowling whipped up this handy-dandy (and adorable!) list of foods that are toxic to your dog. Please SHARE with friends and fellow dog lovers. It could save a life! RedandHowling: Musings on Dogs, Cats & Other Bundles of Love.
- 5 Halloween Pet Safety Tips
Halloween is almost here! In addition to coming up with costumes, remembering to buy candy, and making party plans, there’s one more thing to think about at Halloween time: your pet’s safety. Here are five tips for keeping your pet nice and safe on the night of the ghouls: Keep all candy safely out of [...]
- Fourth of July Fireworks Pet Safety
As the end of June looms, I start to make my checklist and gather my Fourth of July supplies… if you’re thinking that includes a picnic blanket, some bug spray, and paper plates, you haven’t lived with a pet who starts anxiety drooling and pacing as the sun goes down in the days leading up [...]
- 10 Tips for Pet’s Fear of Thunderstorms
Summer is here, and with it, summertime thunderstorms! Do your pets start trembling the moment they hear the low rumbling of thunder in the distance? I’ve seen dogs who will hide under beds or even in bathtubs trying to escape from the “attack” of thunder and lightning. Some pets will go into a total panic [...]
- Summer heat safety for pets
We love veggie hot dogs, but real hot dogs – as in overheated canines – are no fun! Neither are hot cats, hot rabbits, or any other hotter-than-comfortable pets. As temperatures soar and humans take shelter inside air conditioned and fan cooled homes, it’s important to remember that pets can experience heatstroke and other dangerous [...]