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Best of Dog Safety

Best of Dog Safety

  • Dog Safety

    When you love your dog or puppy, you want to keep them safe! That’s why we’ve assembled this collection of our articles on dog safety, and ones for you and other humans safe around dogs too. Keep Your Pets Safe: Hidden Dangers of Household Toxins 10 Tips for Pet’s Fear of Thunderstorms 7 Rattlesnake Tips [...]

  • New Year’s Eve Pet Safety

    Big parties, crowds, fireworks, and… fun? New pet owners often don’t realize that the noise and festivities that often accompany New Year’s Eve – even if you’re staying home and watching them on TV – aren’t much fun for most pets! My dog, like many dogs, is terrified of fireworks. He doesn’t know the ones [...]

  • Holiday Decoration Safety for Pets

    Simon’s cat is adorably troublesome in his Santa Claws video climbing the Christmas tree, knocking the ornaments off one by one, and… well, I won’t spoil the whole thing so you can watch it below! But for non-animated real-life cats and other pets, holiday decorations can pose a real hazard, not just a decorating frustration. [...]

  • Top 5 Winter Hazards for Pets

    Keep your pets safe this winter! Learn more about the Top 5 Winter Hazards for your pets here…. Rock salt, antifreeze and mistletoe – oh my!  The holiday season brings many pleasures to our four-legged friends: family gatherings, big meals, special trips, and in many areas some chilly white fluffy stuff to frolic in.  However, [...]

  • Protecting Paws from Hot Pavement

    Asphalt maybe should be called asp-hot! Did you know when the air temperature is outside is measured at 77 degrees, asphalt in the sun has been measured at 125 degrees, and jump up to 86 or 87 degrees outside, and asphalt can sizzle your skin (or your pet’s paws) at 135 to 143 degrees… and [...]

  • Summertime Pet Safety

    Summer is in full swing! or many of us, that means barbecues, cookouts, beach bonfires, and other outdoor affairs. But what’s a lot of fun for humans can present dangers to our pets, so before your next big backyard bash, add these pet-safety pointers from our friends at Petcentric.com to your pre-party checklist – it [...]

  • What To Do (And Not Do!) In A Dog Fight

    When a dog fight suddenly and surprisingly breaks out, it can be an incredibly frightening experience for humans and dogs alike. The sounds made, the teeth bared, the sheer speed by which dog fights usually happen – it’s all very unsettling. Although we don’t like to think about it, it’s important to remember that dog [...]

  • Fireworks are not Fido’s or Fluffy’s friend

    If you haven’t heard the message yet, now’s the time, and we’ll tell you why: Keep your pets inside so they’ll be safe this 4th of July! As our spokesperson Pia says on her blog today, “…even though fireworks are illegal in many places, there are invariably plenty of neighborhood patriots still lighting them off [...]

  • Emergency Preparedness and Your Pet

    No one likes to think of disaster striking or the need to plan ahead for emergencies, but when it comes to taking care of your animals in these unforeseen and unfortunate circumstances, it’s all about planning. It’s vital that we plan ahead of time to make sure that should this scary time come, we are ready to [...]

  • Fireworks & July 4th Pet Safety Tips

    It’s that time of year again! Fireworks are part of many celebrations, and are tons of fun for humans… but not so much for our furry family! July 4th especially can be a day of terror for our dogs and cats. At night the bangs and screeching of fireworks elevate your pets’ fight-or-flight drive. This [...]

 
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