Moving to a new home ranks right up there among life’s super-stressful events. This also holds true for your dog. New rooms, unfamiliar smells, a new yard, and a neighborhood of new people and pets. introducing your dog to a new home can all be very exciting — but also overwhelming. While you may have […]
Category: Pet Safety
Wow, can you believe it’s already February? February is recognized as National Spay & Neuter Awareness Month! With spring fast approaching, this pet awareness month encourages pet owners to have their animals or furry family members spayed or neutered before the spring and summer. During these months most animal shelters have a hard time managing […]
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, […]
Could it be true? Has spring finally arrived? After an extra cold, harsh winter in much of the country it is wonderful to see the first signs of warmer weather. Longer daylight hours and milder temperatures give us the opportunity to spend some outdoor time with our pets. Spring is a good time to check […]
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.
August 15th is recognized annually as Check the Chip Day! Many people either adopt or purchase an animal with a microchip implanted or have it done at their local vet or shelter but then don’t give it another thought.