pet safety

  • April is National Pet First Aid Awareness Month

    April is National Pet First Aid Awareness Month

    Courtesy of: 1800PetMeds.com

  • St. Patrick’s Day Safety Tips For Your Pup

    St. Patrick’s Day Safety Tips For Your Pup

    Chances are if you are going to celebrate St. Patrick's Day, alcohol is going to be involved; here's how to keep your four-legged friends safe from dangerous consumables.

  • Keep Your Dog Safe This Valentine’s Day

    Keep Your Dog Safe This Valentine’s Day

    Dogs will likely enjoy your Valentine’s gifts and treats just as much as you do, but with some potentially serious health consequences.

  • 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.

  • Pet Safety During Halloween

    Pet Safety During Halloween

    Halloween night can be fun for humans, but for pets it can be a very scary time; check out these tips and pointers to help keep your four-legged friends safe.

  • Buckling Up Your Pup: How Pet Safety Is Changing The Way We Travel

    Buckling Up Your Pup: How Pet Safety Is Changing The Way We Travel

    In the future buckling up your pup will be as common as putting your own seat belt on. We protect the things we hold dear and nothing is dearer than...

  • Record cold temperatures: Keep pets safe

    Record cold temperatures: Keep pets safe

    With record cold temperatures battering the Midwest, and the mercury dropping for much of the rest of the country, here's how to take care of your pets.

  • Save A Life! National Pet Fire Safety Day Tips To Keep Your Dog Safe

    Save A Life! National Pet Fire Safety Day Tips To Keep Your Dog Safe

    National Pet Fire Safety Day is July 15th, and it's a great time to go over some fire safety tips that can prevent fires in the home and keep your dog safe should a fire break out.

  • 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.

  • Treating and preventing pet bites

    Treating and preventing pet bites

    If you have a dog or cat, chances are you’ve had to deal with biting; here’s how to treat a bite wound on an animal or human, and prevent future bites.

  • 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 […]

  • Pet shipping safety?

    Pet shipping safety?

    Question: I am moving my pet by air, and my biggest concern is his safety. How do I keep him safe throughout his journey? Answer: Many of the fears surrounding pet transportation stem from owners putting pets on planes without knowing the correct ways to prepare their animals, or the correct aircraft to use for […]

  • 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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