Category Archives: dog safety

Don’t Let Your Dog Get “Flipped” By Dog Thieves (Infographic)

Dog theft is on the rise, and it comes in more forms than just a backyard snatch-up. Shady dog nappers have been known to scout out popular off-leash locations, rob homes, and even “flip” dogs they promised a good home. … Continue reading

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What to Do When Your Dog Escapes

Alabama is a one year old German shepherd mix. Her owners thought she was secure in the backyard because the fence was tall and the all-metal gate had a fork latch. They discovered too late that Alabama had learned to … Continue reading

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Everything You Need to Know About Licensing Your Dog (Infographic)

Animal control uses your dog’s license to contact you in the event that he’s picked up or dropped off at the pound. A study conducted by the ASPCA reports that 15 percent of pet owners have lost their pets (dogs … Continue reading

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Keep Kitty and Fido Safe: Holiday Safety Tips for Pets

A Christmas tree twinkling with lights, rooms glowing with candles, halls decked with wreaths and ivy all may bring the holiday spirit to your home. But the holiday hazards to your pets are aplenty during this Christmas season. As a … Continue reading

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Puppy Proofing 101: Keep Your Pet Safe

The five most common poison dangers for dogs in 2011 included food, insecticide, rat poison, NSAIDs (aspirin) and household cleaners, according to the Pet Poison Helpline. All are common in many homes. As you prepare to welcome a puppy into … Continue reading

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How to Make Halloween Fun – And Safe – For Your Dog

Halloween is a festive time of year, and many humans have a great time decorating and dressing up. Your dog can also participate in the Halloween festivities, but there are several considerations to keep in mind when you are dressing … Continue reading

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Traveling With Your Dog – Checklist

1/ Traveling by air with your dog Plane travel with your pooch requires planning ahead. Begin investigating air travel six to eight weeks before your trip to meet all regulations in time. Breed-specific/temperament regulations: Snub-nosed dogs such as pugs, English … Continue reading

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Get Your Dirty Paws Off My New Car Seats, Please

The issue of restraining pets in cars sometimes can fluster passionate pet parents. Yet, only 17 percent of drivers restrain their pets, according to AAA. In addition to being less safe, unrestrained pets often make messes in cars, either with … Continue reading

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Finding Car Insurance that Covers Your Dog

When the unthinkable happens and a dog is injured in an automobile accident, the pet’s injuries have not been covered by the automobile insurance policy, until now. One of the most innovative insurance advancements is pet injury insurance.

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The Dog Owners Guide to Finding Cheap Home Insurance

Being a dog owner is worth it, for all the troubles that it carries. You live a lot longer than people who don’t own pets, and you have a friend who would take a bullet for you, so really, the extra hassle when it comes to finding cheap home insurance rates is nothing if not worth it.

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