Pet Safety

Flood Preparedness And Safety Tips for Dog Owners

Anyone who has watched a flash flood wash away a house in minutes knows the destructive power of these natural disasters. Flooding can be a very frightening time for people and their dogs, but there are thankfully many ways to prepare for this weather event.

by Jackie Shelton, Owner of Top Dog Vitamins
June 17th

Tornado Preparedness And Safety Tips For Dog Owners

Tornadoes are one of the most destructive storms that households have to manage. It is not surprising that pets find this type of storm particularly stressful to experience. Here are a few things you should know about creating a tornado preparedness plan that includes your dog.

by Jackie Shelton, Owner of Top Dog Vitamins
June 11th

Protecting Your Dog From Hiking Hazards

For outdoorsy dog lovers, hiking with a canine companion is the perfect way to spend a weekend. Its a great way to bond with your pup, but there are plenty of hidden dangers to consider before venturing into the back country together.

by Heather Marcoux
June 5th

7 Safety Tips For Boating With Your Dog

Now that the weather is warming up, boaters and dog lovers are spending more time out on the water. There are many potential dangers when boating, so take care of your pooch when you bring them along for a boat ride.

by Mike Clark
May 23rd

5 Ways To Keep Your Puppy Safe Around The Pool

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.

by Heather Marcoux
April 25th

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.

by dogtime
March 1st

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.

by Gel Galang
February 19th

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.

by Gel Galang
February 19th

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.

by Dogtime
February 14th

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.

by Gel Galang
January 31st

‘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.

by Gel Galang
January 29th
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