. What a way to start the New Year! In September we adopted Jake from our local ASPCA (Camden, Delaware). During the first two -weeks of adoption we found out the hard way that Jake is a “runner”. He just can’t help himself. Open door and he is gone. Workers were repairing our shed roof. […]
Tag: Pet Safety
A gentleman named Caleb found Dot wandering around and picked her up to make sure she was safe. He took her to a vet, who read her microchip, which resulted in my getting Caleb’s address and phone number. It turned out that Caleb lived less than 2 miles from us, so we just drove over […]
Halloween can be either fun or frightening for your pets. A little forethought and preparation can ensure that your pet family is safe during the Halloween festivities in your home and community. Costumes, Parties and Parades First and foremost, even if your pets are going to be wearing costumes, keep a well-fitting collar with […]
What could be worse than the thought of your pet being caught in a house fire? Unfortunately, it happens more often than most people realize. An estimated 500,000 pets are affected by home fires each year in America. There are two key strategies in pet fire safety: preventing your pet from causing a fire and […]
Noisy parades, loud music, neighborhood picnics, and, of course, fireworks; these summertime traditions are all great fun for people, but they are traumatic and potentially dangerous for pets. More pets are lost over the Fourth of July holiday than any other time of the year. And with many towns holding fireworks displays throughout the summer, […]
February is nationally recognized as “Responsible Pet Ownership Month”. Responsible pet ownership includes taking steps to prevent your dog or cat from going missing or being safely recovered if they are lost. Here are ten tips to help you be a responsible pet owner: Know and follow all local animal ordinances in your […]
Celebrating Halloween festivities with your pet can be a fun bonding experience but a few precautions are necessary to prevent your furry friend from getting lost.
The July 4th weekend creates a “perfect storm” for missing pets. Here are some suggestions on how can you prevent your pet from being lost or enable a quick reunion if they are lost.