Pet Safety

Keep The Peace: 8 Tips For Being A Good Dog Neighbor

If you’re a dog parent and lover of all things canine, the burden is on you to keep peace in the neighborhood — or at least keep your dog from becoming a burden on others. You can avoid ill feelings and confrontations with these tips for being a good dog neighbor!

by Jasmine Patel
June 14th

5 Key Steps To Safely Introduce Your Dog To A Bearded Dragon

Dogs are humans’ best friends. But, can a dog be best friends with a bearded dragon too? Fortunately, if you’re planning to introduce your dog to a bearded dragon, there are steps you can take to promote a lasting friendship while keeping both animals safe.

by Johnathan David
June 11th

How To Plan A Comfy, Safe Room For A New Dog In Your Home

Leaving your pet home alone every day can be challenging for both of you. However, having a dog room ensures that your pet is safe, entertained, and comfortable. Your canine friend is not picky, so you can use a crate or a small room in the house.

by Kevin Nelson
June 10th

Help! My Dog Ate Marijuana! What Should I Do?

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.

by Beth Meadows
April 19th

Gardening With Dogs: 5 Tips To Keep Your Pup Safe

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.

by Beth Meadows
March 30th

Top 7 Tips To Keep Your Yard Pet-Friendly

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.

by Christina Selter
March 24th

8 Ways To Protect Your Dog From Coyote Attacks

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.

by Mike Clark
March 23rd

Saint Patrick’s Day Safety Tips For You And Your Dog

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!

by DogTime
March 17th

Everything You Need To Know About Dog Gates And Barriers

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.

by Beth Meadows
March 10th

What is Xylitol? Why Is It Bad For Dogs?

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.

by Beth Meadows
February 24th

Why You Should Teach Kids To Read Dog Body Language

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.

by Vivien Alexander
February 17th

How To Properly Greet A Dog You Don’t Know

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.

by Phillip Mlynar
February 9th
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