Articles tagged "Dog safety"

  • Have a Safe Holiday Season with your Pet

    Have a Safe Holiday Season with your Pet

    Happy ‘howlidays’...are you ready for a safe and happy holiday season with your dog? You may have trimmed the tree and wrapped the presents, but don’t forget to keep safety a priority for your pet this holiday season. Here’s how to have a safe holiday season with your pet.

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  • The holidays and your dog

    The holidays and your dog

    The holidays can be a fun and exciting time for the whole family, even your four-legged family members. But some aspects of holiday revelry aren’t suitable for your dog. Here’s what you need to know to keep your pet healthy and happy throughout the holidays.

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  • Tips for Travelling with Your Pet

    Tips for Travelling with Your Pet

    If you plan to travel during the holidays, you may not have the option (or want to) leave your pet behind. If you plan to travel with your dog, you need to plan ahead for a smooth journey. Here are some tips for travelling with your pet during the holidays or any time of the year.

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  • Why Retractable Leashes Can Be Dangerous

    Why Retractable Leashes Can Be Dangerous

    Retractable leashes may seem like a great idea. After all, they allow your dog the freedom to move further away from you without actually being unleashed. However, these devices should be used with caution. There are a number of hazards associated with the use of retractable leashes. Here’s why these types of leashes can be dangerous for your pet.

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  • Autumn Safety Tips for your Dog

    Autumn Safety Tips for your Dog

    Autumn means cooler weather and frolicking in the leaves, but it also means potential hazards for your dog. Indoors and out, these autumn safety tips will help keep your four-legged friend safe all season long.

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    Autumn’s cooler weather brings on a burst of mushroom growth in some areas. While...

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  • Help Your Pup Overcome His Fear of Water

    Help Your Pup Overcome His Fear of Water

    Contrary to popular belief, not all dogs like

    water. Many are afraid of water and its vast uncertainties, and if your pup

    gets scared at the sight of even a kiddie pool filled with the wet stuff, there

    are some things you can do about it. Here’s how to help your pup overcome his

    fear of water.

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  • Driving Daisy the Daschund Tips for Driving with Your Pet in the Car

    Driving Daisy the Daschund Tips for Driving with Your Pet in the Car

    If your dog loves to ride in the car, you may be tempted to hit the open road and enjoy a few driving trips with your pet. Before you get behind the wheel with your pooch in tow, keep these safety tips in mind.

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  • Victoria Day Fireworks and Dogs - How to avoid disaster

    Victoria Day Fireworks and Dogs - How to avoid disaster

    Fireworks are lots of fun for humans, but have you thought about it from a dog's perspective? Many dogs are terrified and traumatized by the sudden loud noises. Here's some tips to keep your dog safe on fireworks night

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  • Tips for Gardening with Dogs

    Tips for Gardening with Dogs

    Who doesn’t love to get outside in the springtime and play in the dirt? Your dog probably does, so if you want to plant a garden this spring, you’ll need to plan carefully in order to keep your pet safe and out of trouble. Here are some tips for gardening with dogs so you’ll both enjoy the benefits of gardening.

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  • How to Choose the Right Crate for your Dog

    How to Choose the Right Crate for your Dog

    Crates provide more than just a place for your pet to stay when you’re working on dog training or if you’re travelling. The right crate provides security, comfort, and a place that your dog can truly call his own. Here’s how to choose the right crate for your dog so he can enjoy his own space happily.

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