Pet Safety

What To Do If Your Dog Eats Halloween Candy

Forget about witches and zombies; a seemingly innocuous bag of candy can be one of the scariest things that enters a dog parent’s home. Calls to the Pet Poison Hotline increase twelve percent during the week of Halloween. Here’s what you should do if your dog eats candy.

by Maggie Clancy
October 29th

Flood Preparedness & Safety Tips For Dog Parents

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
September 1st

How To Protect 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
August 6th

Hurricanes: Preparedness & Evacuation Plan For Dog Parents

Hurricane season in the US usually lasts from June to November, and it’s important to prepared for an emergency and possible evacuation with a plan that includes your pets. If you live in an area where hurricanes are known to hit, keep yourself, your family, and your dogs safe.

by Mike Clark
July 6th

4th Of July: 5 Things You Should Do To Keep Your Dog Safe

More dogs go missing on the 4th of July than any other day of the year. With all the noisy fireworks, loud parties, and distractions, it’s no wonder so many pooches bolt and get lost on Independence Day. Following a few safety tips will help keep your dog safe.

by Higgins
July 2nd

Dr. Mahaney’s Top 5 Safety Tips For Pet Parents On The 4th Of July

Yes, the 4th of July holiday looms, as does the possibility your pet will suffer stress, trauma, or illness associated with the festivities. How can your pet catch a break and stay healthy? You, the responsible caretaker, must educate yourself on the holiday’s hazards and proactively prepare!

by DogTime
July 1st
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