Category Archives: dog safety

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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Frostbite on Dogs: Myth or Menace?

It is still something of a phenomenon how dogs manage to keep their noses, feet, and ears warm even in bitter cold. However, despite dogs’ superior resistance to cold, frostbite is not completely impossible.

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Sun Protection – A Summer Dog Safety Concern

Sunburn appears on dogs as it would on humans, as red, dry skin that may become itchy and irritated, and in severe cases may form blisters and cause hair loss.

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Night Visibility: A Summer Dog Safety Concern

This summer keep your dog safe with high visibility products like reflective harnesses, leashes, and collars, and glow-in-the-dark and LED accessories.

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