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.
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!
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.
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.
February 14th is Pet Theft Awareness Day–a day to make sure dog owners 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.
Dog gates block off unsafe areas, like dangerous stairways, kitchens with stoves, baby rooms, or rooms with electronics. Some owners 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.
A Super Bowl party can be very different from a dog’s perspective. New noises, people, and smells can be a bit exciting or even overwhelming, but there are a few things about a Super Bowl party that are downright dangerous for dogs. Here are some tips to keep your dog safe.
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.
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.
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.
Before your family wakes up to see what trinkets Santa left under the tree Christmas morning, be sure that you have taken all of the proper precautions to keep your dogs and cats safe this holiday season. Here are a few Christmas safety tips to help you keep your fur family safe.
When you go into icy waters after your dog, you are putting your own life at risk. You are also putting your dog in more danger and endangering the lives of rescuers. Here’s why you should never go into the water after your dog, and what you should do, instead.
Walking your dog at night can be challenging, and those challenges might change with the weather and the area where you’re walking. But with a few tips, you can keep yourself and your pup safe on your night time walks. Let’s talk about night walk safety!
Like us, as our pets get older, navigating the challenges of winter becomes more difficult. Therefore, we must accommodate our senior dogs’ needs. Here are a few ways to keep your senior safe and comfortable through winter.
Winter presents a different set of challenges for dog owners, especially for those living in areas with extreme seasonal changes in weather. Here are a few items no dog owner should go without in the winter season.
Snow presents new obstacles that make things difficult–and sometimes dangerous–for dogs. As the winter season approaches, make sure you’re keeping your dog safe and as comfortable as possible on cold, snowy walks. Here are some tips for pet parents and their pups to stay safe in the snow.
Forget about witches and zombies; a seemingly innocuous bag of candy can be one of the scariest things that enters a dog owner’s home. Calls to the Pet Poison Hotline increase twelve percent during the week of Halloween. Here’s what you should do if your dog eats candy.
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.
There are plenty of scams out there designed to take your money. Some of them can end up with you losing your dog. If you’re like me, you’d much rather be parted with your paycheck than your precious pup. Here’s what you should look out for.
September marks the beginning of responsible dog ownership month! Since we want to make sure that you and your pets have the happiest, healthiest relationship possible, here are a few tips on how to be the best dog parent you can possibly be!