Category: Safety, Emergencies and First Aid

Caring for Dogs On Christmas! Are You And Your Dogs Ready For Visitors?

Christmas is coming. The Yuletide season is a busy time for most households, and for dog owners, caring for dogs on Christmas is an important issue to think about. Friends and family come and go, deliveries arrive at the doorstep, delicious smells waft from the kitchen, and a happy noise means someone …

Foreign Objects In Dog’s Nose

Foreign Objects Can Get Stuck and Irritate Your Dog’s Nose Many things can cause irritation and problems with your dog’s nose, including foreign objects, allergens, and tumors. These objects can be bothersome, and cause several signs of distress or illness in your dog. A foreign object may be anything …

Reduce Stress For Your Dog On Halloween

 Halloween is a stressful holiday for your dog. This celebration involves scary costumes, loud sound, and a lot of fuss. These factors are called stressors. So you should take steps to reduce stress for your dog on Halloween. How stressed your dog becomes and how many stressors he or …

Emergency Situations Involving Dogs

What Are Emergency Situations Involving Dogs Emergency situations involving dogs can be a trying and terrifying time. However, recognizing the signs of an emergency and knowing when to bring your dog to the veterinarian or emergency clinic for care can help save your dog’s life. Taking care to …

Obstructions In The Bowels And Motility Issues In Dogs

What are Obstructions and Motility Issues in Dogs? Bowel obstruction and motility issues in dogs can be serious and may turn fatal if left untreated. Knowing the signs of bowel obstruction or motility problems can alert you to the emergency medical needs of your dog needs. Bowel obstruction refers …

Keeping Your Dog Safe In The Swimming Pool

Before you let your dog dive into the pool, make sure you take necessary precautions in keeping your dog safe in the swimming pool!   Many dog breeds, including Labrador Retrievers, Golden Retrievers, Poodles and Newfoundlands, love water and are natural swimmers. These dogs do have a lot of fun …

Tips For Leaving Your Dog Alone!

You can’t spend every minute with your dog – life gets in the way! Here are a few tips for leaving your dog alone. Leaving our dogs home alone makes most dog lovers feel guilty. Whether you’re going out to pick up groceries, or meeting a friend for a …

Tips To Prevent Your Dog From Going Missing

The loss of a dog is a nightmare for pet lovers. Nobody wants to experience the stress of searching a lost furry friend, and sleepless nights worrying whether your furry bundle of joy is safe and alive can take a toll on your health. While there are several reasons why and how …

Vaccine Reactions In Dogs and Sarcoma

What Are Vaccine Reactions and Sarcoma in Dogs? Vaccine reactions in dogs can occur in a number of ways, including immediate reactions as well as long-term responses. Recognizing the signs of a reaction or other vaccine response is the key to preventing health issues. The most common vaccine reaction …

Preventing Dog Attacks? Learn To Read The Signs!

How do you distinguish doggy playfulness from a prelude to dog attacks? Renowned dog trainer, Victora Stilwell, chief executive of Atlanta-based Victoria Stilwell Positively Dog Training and host of AnimalPlanet show “It’s Me or the Dog,” gives some tips on how to read dog behavior to avoid an …

Tips To Calm Your Dog During Fireworks!

Dogs get stressed during the New Year and Fourth of July celebrations because of all the booms and bangs! As a concerned dog owner, you should know how to calm your dog during fireworks! A dog’s hearing is extremely acute. Dogs hear things a lot louder than humans do. …

Fourth of July Anxieties: How to Calm Your Dog

What can you do to help your furry friend who has noise phobia? When fireworks go off, will your pooch simply hide under the bed or run for the hills? As the Fourth of July approaches, dog owners everywhere can’t help but experience the pangs of anxiety. James …

Using a Dog Seat Belt Can Prevent a Tragic Accident

Do you often think twice before putting your dog seat belt? How often does he wear a seat belt? Does he always wear his belt? Are there times when he does not? Do you think it is worth the risk to drive your car with your dog walking …

What Are The Benefits of Having A Dog Health Insurance

No dog is immune to illness. Sometimes they may have serious health problems. When you have a sick dog, the best thing you can do for your dog is to take him to the vet. He knows best how to treat your furry friend. It is not recommended …

What Is An Electric Dog Fence And How Does It Work?

You have already used a dog fence but feel some changes are needed. Dog fences are extremely useful. Many dog owners use this fence and it is very helpful. Your furry friend can play in the yard and enjoy his playtime. You need not bother much about his …

Keep You Pet Safe Everywhere With a Portable Dog Fence

There are things in life that we don’t like to do, but we have to. Keeping our dog behind a dog fence is one of them. The truth is that if we could find another option, we would surely want to apply for it, but a dog fence …

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