May is Chip Your Pet Month, and it’s a perfect time to spread knowledge about microchips for dogs. If your dog does get lost, their chances of coming back to you jump up dramatically if they have a microchip. Here’s what you should know.
Ten million dogs and cats go missing every year. That’s why National Lost Dog Awareness Day, observed on April 23rd, is such an important day for pet owners. Here are a few things you can do if you ever have to find a lost dog.
Dogs get into things they’re not supposed to, especially when it comes to edible marijuana products. So if your pup gets into your stash, take the following steps to ensure your dog is safe in an emergency situation of over-consumption and overdose.
Some dog parents claims that CBD helps their dogs with a host of medical conditions. Others hear that CBD comes from marijuana plants and immediately become wary of these products. Is CBD oil safe for dogs? Here’s what you should know.
April is National Pet First Aid Awareness Month — a month we dedicate to teaching fellow pet parents about providing emergency care to their animals. Here are some facts that will help you prepare to give your pet first aid in an emergency.
While it’s always a wonderful treat to have fresh fruits and veggies available, it’s important to note that gardens and gardening can be veritable hazards for those who live with dogs. Chemicals, sharp tools, and even plants, themselves, can can quickly cause an emergency for dogs.
If you know what garden chemicals to use with caution and what to steer clear of entirely, you can spare your dog, and yourself, from a frightening ordeal. Here are a few tips for dog-safe gardening and lawn care.
Blue-green algae can be found in bodies of water. It can be toxic to dogs, and your dog might become poisoned if they drink or swim in water containing this algae. Here’s what you need to know about this toxic algae and dogs.
Your yard and gardens are wonderful for relaxing, playing and entertaining. However, they can also be dangerous for your pets. Follow these top safety tips to keep your furry friends happy and healthy when they go outside.
As humans spread into coyote habitats with their pets more and more, the odds of encounters between dogs and coyotes skyrocket. Here are eight ways that you can reduce the risk of coyote attacks on your dog and protect your pup if you happen to see a coyote.
Shamrocks, parades, pots o’ gold, green beer — Saint Paddy’s Day celebrates spring and one of Ireland’s most revered saints. But there are a few hazards all dog owners should keep in mind — and we aren’t just talking about leprechauns. Keep your dog safe with these Saint Patrick’s Day tips!
Dog gates block off unsafe areas, like dangerous stairways, kitchens with stoves, baby rooms, or rooms with electronics. Some pet parents use gates during housetraining to contain accidents. But what might keep one dog out might be easy to hop over for another pooch. Here’s what you should know.
Not all, but many types of peanut butter have an ingredient called xylitol. Xylitol is a substance often used in place of natural sweeteners, and it is highly toxic for dogs. While it is safe for people to eat without issue, the same cannot be said for our canine friends. Here’s what you should know.
Many of us have a basic idea of what different dog behaviors mean. However, many children don’t. Over half of recorded dog bite cases involve children, and 77 percent of the biting dogs are owned by friends, family, or relatives. It’s important to teach kids about dog body language to prevent bites and aggression.
Nobody wants to spend Valentine’s Day at the emergency vet. So make sure the love of your life, your furry friend, stays out of harm’s way. Here are a few ways to keep your pet safe on Valentine’s Day.
February 14th is Pet Theft Awareness Day — a day to make sure dog parents know the dangers dognappers present to their pooches. We’re spreading a police officer’s advice to help dog lovers make good decisions that can reduce the risk of pet theft.
If you don’t greet a new dog in the correct way, you might risk inadvertently distressing the dog or causing them to react aggressively towards you. Here are some essential tips on how to properly greet a dog you don’t know.
With the extreme cold brought on by a polar vortex, spending any time outside can be dangerous for humans and pets, alike. When the frigid weather hits, make sure to keep your dog safe with these simple tips.
The handful of people — or maybe even just one or two people — in your home watching the Super Bowl can still have fun eating snacks, cheering on teams, drinking, and celebrating. All of those things are great for us humans, but they can cause problems for dogs if we’re not careful.
Children and dogs don’t necessarily get along automatically. Like all cohabiting animals, they must learn to live together to be safe and happy. Teaching your children how to behave around animals, and dogs especially, can be the difference between long and happy days with your pets and a literal disaster.
Winter can be a dangerous time for our dogs. We need to watch out for our pups and make sure they don’t get hurt. Winter starts on December 21st in the Northern Hemisphere and lasts until March 19th. Here are seven winter dangers that could seriously harm or kill your dog if you’re not careful.