Wildfires endanger natural resources, property, people, and of course, beloved pets. If you haven’t already prepared your human family and pets with a plan that includes what to do in the event of an evacuation, now is the time.
Many dog owners underestimate the danger a backyard pool presents and overestimate their new puppy’s swimming proficiency. Puppies are not always born knowing how to swim, so if you’re planning on bringing your pup poolside, keep these safety tips in mind.
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.
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—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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.