Keeping Halloween Spook-Free for Pets

Author: Lauren Piandes
Category: Holidays, Pet Safety

While Halloween is full of treats, spooks, and good times for humans, it’s often filled with potential dangers for pets! We’ve put together a short list of ways that you can make the holiday season fun for you and your furry family.   Don’t Share Candy with Pets This one may be seem obvious, but […]

Including Your Pet in Your Emergency Plans for Disaster Preparedness Month

Author: Lauren Piandes

September is Disaster Preparedness Month! Our pets depend on us to keep them safe, so we must remember to consider them when creating emergency plans. We’ve compiled some tips to help you to build your own emergency kit and plan at home:   Prepare an Emergency Kit that Includes Pet Supplies When you’re planning a […]

Check the Chip Day for You and Your Pet

Author: Lauren Piandes

Check the Chip Day is August 15th! It’s also known as PetLink’s favorite pet-based holiday. There are steps you can take to ensure your pet’s microchip is doing its job properly. The most important of these are: Registering your pet with up-to-date contact information, such as current phone numbers, email addresses, and alternate contacts. Remember: […]

National Lost Pet Prevention Month Series #3: Fear and Loud, Noisy Holidays

Author: Lauren Piandes
Category: Pet Safety

This may be a no-brainer for us seasoned pet owners, but animals become frightened much more easily than us humans do. Sometimes, we have no idea what is scaring them, but they are already halfway down the street before we can process what has happened. To help our pets, especially during loud events or holidays […]

National Lost Pet Prevention Month Series #2: Moving to a New Home

Author: Lauren Piandes
Category: Uncategorized

Moving to a new place is stressful, but it’s even more stressful for pets. Dogs are most at risk the first 30 days after a move, as they are not acclimated to their new home. Besides wishing desperately that our pets could simply tell us how we feel, we must do our best to prepare […]

National Lost Pet Prevention Month Series #1: Open Doors and Windows

Author: Lauren Piandes
Category: Pet Safety

As we experience warmer weather, we’re ready and willing to fling our windows get out in the yard, hang out on the porch, etc. But open doors and windows leave the perfect escape route for our pets! Here are some ways that we can prevent our pets from exploring on their own: Check the screens […]

Spring Cleaning and Care for your Pets

Author: Lauren Piandes

It’s almost spring again! As we prepare for the warmer months around the corner, here’s how you can prepare your pet for spring and summer:   Watch Out for Open Windows and Doors The weather is getting warmer, and you’re likely itching to throw open the windows and air-out your home. When doing this, remember […]

Halloween Safety Tips for You and Your Pet (with COVID-19 Precautions)

Author: Kathy Pobloskie

Although we may not believe it, COVID-19 is still prevalent in our daily lives over a year later.  Social-distancing and mask-wearing is still encouraged, and we are trying our best to keep our communities safe during this time in history. Because of this, along with the usual pet safety tips, we would like to add […]

Preparing Your Pet for the 4th of July

Author: Lauren Piandes

It’s almost July and you know what that means: barbeques, open doors, fireworks, and scared pets. This time of year can be especially frightening for our furry friends. In our experience at PetLink, July 4th is our busiest holiday for lost pets in the whole year. Here are some ways that you can prepare your […]