Articles tagged "Dog safety"

  • Swim Safety for Dogs

    Swim Safety for Dogs

    Believe it or not, all dogs are not natural swimmers. If you spend a good deal of time near a pool, pond or lake with your pooch, use these tips to help keep your four-legged friend safe and sound.

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  • How to Keep your Dog from Getting the School Time Blues

    How to Keep your Dog from Getting the School Time Blues

    It can be an exciting time for the entire family when the kids head back to school in the fall, but one member of the family may not be so happy about it. Your dog may have the “school time blues” because your children aren’t at home.

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  • Back to School Blues – Does your Dog Need Training?

    Back to School Blues – Does your Dog Need Training?

    Is your dog a little too enthusiastic with the mailman? Does he bark a little too often, and get a little too carried away during playtimes?

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  • Keys to Responsible Dog Ownership

    Keys to Responsible Dog Ownership

    Anyone can adopt a cute little puppy, but it takes someone special to raise a dog responsibly. Before you make a big commitment, make sure you’re ready to adhere to these keys to responsible dog ownership.

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  • Keep Your Pooch Safe at the Pool

    Keep Your Pooch Safe at the Pool

    When you think of dogs and water, an image of a happy pooch paddling away in a pool or creek comes to mind. While it’s true that most dogs have a great swimming instinct, they may not know what’s best for their own safety when they hit the water.

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  • Poison-Proof Pooches

    Poison-Proof Pooches

    Home is where the heart is, but unfortunately, it’s also where a lot of common household poisons lie in wait for your dog. Dogs are naturally curious, and they learn a lot about their world through their sense of smell and taste. However, some things in your home could be deadly if your dog eats them.

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  • Mixed Signals – What are you really telling your dog?

    Mixed Signals – What are you really telling your dog?

    Sometimes, your actions can speak louder than your words. Dogs are pretty clever; they learn that some actions mean certain things. For example, they know that when you pick up their leash, it’s time to go for a walk. But what if you are doing things that send the wrong message to your pooch?

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  • Keeping Your Dog Safe At The Dog Park

    Keeping Your Dog Safe At The Dog Park

    Dog parks can be a fun place to socialize your pooch and enjoy some time outdoors together. However, if your dog isn’t used to being around other dogs, does not enjoy being around other dogs or if your park is always very busy, it can be overwhelming for your pet.

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  • Dog Bites Facts and Prevention

    Dog Bites Facts and Prevention

    Loyal as they are, dog bites account for nearly 4.7 million injuries each year in the United States. One out of every five bites requires serious medical attention, and some even require reconstructive surgery. Children and the elderly are the most common victims of dog bites, and almost all dog bites are sadly preventable.

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  • Garden Safety and Your Dog

    Garden Safety and Your Dog

    You may be itching to get out and dig in the garden and your dog probably is too! Consider taking some precautions before you start planning that beautiful spring landscaping project. There are some things that you shouldn’t use in your garden if you have a dog around.

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