Pet Safety Tips for Halloween

Author: Kathy Pobloskie
Category: Holidays, Pet Safety

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 […]

Ten Tips to Protect Your Pets from a House Fire

Author: Kathy Pobloskie
Category: Pet Safety

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 […]

Fireworks and Pets – A Dangerous Combination

Author: Kathy Pobloskie
Category: Pet Safety

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, […]

Fun Facts About Pet Ownership

Author: Kathy Pobloskie
Category: Pet Safety

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 […]

Responsible Pet Ownership Month – Ten Tips to Help Keep Your Pets Safe

Author: Kathy Pobloskie
Category: Holidays, Pet Safety

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 […]

Are You and Your Pets Disaster Ready?

Author: Kathy Pobloskie
Category: Pet ID, Pet Safety
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It seems like hardly a week goes by that we aren’t hearing about a natural or man-made disaster on the news. Hurricanes, tornadoes, wildfires, hazardous waste spills, floods, gas leaks and other catastrophic events put our families and our pets at risk with frightening speed and regularity