Pet Safety

  • The dark reality of pet theft

    The dark reality of pet theft

    Pet theft is one reason dogs and cats seemingly vanish from their owners; here are some ways to protect you and your beloved four-legged friends from this awful trend.

  • Keep your cords and pets safe

    Keep your cords and pets safe

    Does your Kindle bear tooth marks? Has your dog destroyed countless remote controls and sets of headphones? You’re not alone.

  • April is National Pet First Aid Awareness Month

    April is National Pet First Aid Awareness Month

    Courtesy of: 1800PetMeds.com

  • Pet safety tips for Christmas

    Pet safety tips for Christmas

    Make sure and take all the proper precautions to keep your dogs and cats safe this holiday season; including securely anchoring the family tree and other safety measures.

  • Why it’s important to vaccinate your pet

    Why it’s important to vaccinate your pet

    To help control the spread of disease, many vets recommend regular vaccinations for family dogs and cats. Find out more about which ones your pets may be at risk for.

  • Do pet seat belts really work?

    Do pet seat belts really work?

    New Jersey is the first state in the country considering a pet seat belt law.

  • Hurricane Isaac puts pet evacuation plans to the test

    Hurricane Isaac puts pet evacuation plans to the test

    As Hurricane Katrina slammed into the Gulf Coast as a category 5 storm, residents were forced to leave their beloved pets behind as rescue crews pulled stranded citizens to safety.

  • Five summertime water-safety musts for pets

    Five summertime water-safety musts for pets

    Miami can be a scary place for pet people like me. Pools, beaches, bays, canals...it’s water, water everywhere.

  • Pet Summer Vacation Take Them Along

    Pet Summer Vacation Take Them Along

    Pet Safety Lady founder of Bark Buckle UP shows what you need for camping or hiking with your pets this summer.

  • Holiday plants and your pet

    Holiday plants and your pet

    This article courtesy of Dr. Patrick Mahaney. With Halloween and Thanksgiving behind us (see Top 5 Halloween Pet Safety Tips and Thanksgiving Holiday Pet Safety Tips), the fall-winter holiday season forges forward with the festivities of Hanukkah, Christmas and New Year’s Eve. As we decorate our dwellings for these celebrations, keep in mind that festive […]

  • Keeping pets safe in a disaster

    Keeping pets safe in a disaster

    Wildfires and other natural disasters can occur immediately, forcing thousands to flee their homes. Evacuation procedures have improved in recent years, and more plans are including pets. The southern California wildfires of 2007, for instance, forced the country’s second mass evacuation in two years, but this time pets made it out with their owners, according […]

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