“Brachycephalic” refers to dogs with short muzzles, and this face shape is a huge disadvantage to dogs in the hotter months since their main mechanism for cooling down is panting. Here’s how that can be dangerous–even deadly–for dogs with shorter snouts.
Sand, surf, and sunshine can make the day at the dog beach a blast, but they also present some dangers that you should plan for. Even if your dog is friendly, a good swimmer, and obedient to your commands, things can still go wrong very quickly.
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.
We are all incredibly busy people, but is it really necessary to be on your phone while you walk your dog? Here are five reasons why you should unplug for your dog walks.
Summer is on the way, and it’s a time to break out the grill and have a fun barbecue party with friends. But it can also be quite dangerous for your dog. Memorial Day weekend tends to be the kickoff for grill season, so here are ten tips to keep dogs safe at barbecues.
It’s getting warm outside, and if you live in a big city, that means street festivals are starting to pop up. Of course, dogs are a pretty common sight at most of these gatherings, but not every dog is suited to the hustle and bustle.
Take a moment and think about these holiday safety tips to prevent accidents that could harm our dogs this holiday season. Keep them safe!
Walking your dog at night can be challenging, and those challenges might change with the weather and the area where you’re walking. We’ve got a list of suggestions for how you and your pup can stay safe during those nighttime walks.
Halloween can be very dangerous for dogs! Follow these 10 tips that will help ensure your dog’s safety and happiness on Halloween.
While it’s always a wonderful treat to have fresh fruits and veggies available, it’s important to note that gardens and gardening can be a veritable hazard for those who own dogs.
Before you immediately start smashing windows, there are some things you should know, including what is legal and illegal in your area.
Take Your Dog To Work Day (Friday June 22nd) is the best work day of the year, but make sure your office is ready to handle your pooch. Here are a few ways to keep this holiday fun and safe.
As parents we love our children both human and K9. Here are 10 ways you can help keep everyone happy, healthy and safe.
I used to look forward to the annual day off from work and the get-togethers it inspires. Now, I dread the 4th of July. It was the wedding anniversary of my grandparents, married 67 years, but both are gone now. It’s also the time of year when animal shelters see the greatest influx of strays.The […]