Pet Safety

  • Hurricane Isaac puts pet evacuation plans to the test

    Hurricane Isaac puts pet evacuation plans to the test

    As Hurricane Katrina slammed into the Gulf Coast as a category 5 storm, residents were forced to leave their beloved pets behind as rescue crews pulled stranded citizens to safety.

  • Five summertime water-safety musts for pets

    Five summertime water-safety musts for pets

    Miami can be a scary place for pet people like me. Pools, beaches, bays, canals...it’s water, water everywhere.

  • Pet Summer Vacation Take Them Along

    Pet Summer Vacation Take Them Along

    Pet Safety Lady founder of Bark Buckle UP shows what you need for camping or hiking with your pets this summer.

  • Holiday plants and your pet

    Holiday plants and your pet

    This article courtesy of Dr. Patrick Mahaney. With Halloween and Thanksgiving behind us (see Top 5 Halloween Pet Safety Tips and Thanksgiving Holiday Pet Safety Tips), the fall-winter holiday season forges forward with the festivities of Hanukkah, Christmas and New Year’s Eve. As we decorate our dwellings for these celebrations, keep in mind that festive […]

  • Keeping pets safe in a disaster

    Keeping pets safe in a disaster

    Wildfires and other natural disasters can occur immediately, forcing thousands to flee their homes. Evacuation procedures have improved in recent years, and more plans are including pets. The southern California wildfires of 2007, for instance, forced the country’s second mass evacuation in two years, but this time pets made it out with their owners, according […]