National Pet First Aid Awareness Month: Spread The Word To Keep Pets Safe
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.
St. Patrick’s Day Safety Tips For You And Your Dog
Shamrocks, parades, pots o’ gold, green beer—they're all part of St. Patrick’s Day! But there are a few hazards all dog owners should keep in mind before their festivities—and we aren't just talking about leprechauns.
The CBD Oil Debate: Is It Safe For Your Dog?
Some dog owners 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.
Will Tesla’s “Dog Mode” Keep Your Pooch Safer In The Car?
Tesla recently released "Dog Mode," a new car setting meant to ensure your pet is safe in the car when you have to step out on errands. However, it's not a replacement for your responsibility as a dog owner. Here's what you should know.
Tips To Keep Your Dog Safe This Valentine’s Day
Looking for a little romance on Valentine's Day? Make sure and look out for your pet's safety, too, as items that show affection can be deadly for dogs and cats. Here are some tips for keeping furry family members safe on this holiday.
Pet Theft Awareness Day: Police Officer’s Tips To Protect Pooches
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 the word to help dog lovers make good decisions that can reduce the risk of pet theft.
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. Protect your dog from attacks.
6 Super Bowl Safety Tips To Keep Your Dog Out Of Harm’s Way
When you have a party on Super Bowl Sunday, make sure your dog stays safe while you enjoy the game, food, and drinks. Here are a few tips that can help you celebrate while keeping your pup out of harm's way.
Why You Should NOT Jump Into Icy Waters To Save Your Dog
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.
Start-Up Company Hopes To Make New Dog Cancer Treatment Everyone Can Afford
Current cancer treatment for dogs is expensive, and it's often not targeted for specific dogs or cancers. Start-up One Health Company hopes to alleviate this problem with its advancement in precision cancer medicine for dogs.
Polar Vortex: 4 Tips To Keep Your Dog Safe From The Deep Freeze
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.
‘Dog Wash’ Prevents Spread Of Infections By Hospital Therapy Dogs
A new, simple protocol for cleaning therapy dogs can greatly reduce their chances of spreading MRSA and other infections at hospitals. That's good news because as many as 50,000 certified therapy dogs in the U.S. currently provide hospital patients comfort and security.
Dog Gates And Other Ways To Keep Dogs Out
Dog gates block off unsafe areas, like dangerous stairways, kitchens with stoves in paw-reach, baby rooms, or rooms with lots of electronics. Here's what you should know about dog gates and other doggy barriers.
Is Wag! Dog-Walking App Safe After Dog Death Coverup Claim?
Couple Nick and Sara Moore were horrified to find that their dog, Winnie, died in an accident on a walk booked through the Wag! dog-walking app. The way the company tried to cover up the incident made their experience even worse.
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. Here's what you should know.
Composting: A Green Alternative To The Plastic Dog Poop Bag
Sadly, the very way dog poop is usually disposed of can have an impact on the environment. One solution to this problem might be composting, which turns fecal matter into fertilizer. A park in New York has already started a community compost program.
What To Consider When Buying A Life Jacket For Your Dog
Is a doggy life vest really necessary? Yes! Your dog should wear a life jacket on or near the water--as should you, and everyone on your boat. Here's what you should consider when buying your pooch a life jacket.
Marijuana Legalization Brings Some New Dangers To Pets
Marijuana legalization brings new risks, especially for dogs who mistakenly ingest or inhale THC traces on the street. Use caution where weed is legal, and make sure you store your own products where pets cannot get them.
Why You Should Teach Kids To Read Dog Body Language
Over half of recorded dog bite cases involve children, and 77 percent of the biting dogs are owned by friends, family, or relatives. Teaching kids to understand dog body language can go a long way in reducing bites.
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.