NO HOT DOGS PLEASE! 13 Important Dog Heat Safety Tips For Summer Including What NOT to Do. Short Nosed Breeds Like Kilo the Pug Are Extra Vulnerable So We asked a Vet About Heat Safety For Dogs. It is important to keep all pets safe during the hotter summer months. The summer heat can be dangerous for all dogs especially certain breeds. I always worry about Kilo the … [Read more...] about 13 Important Dog Heat Safety Tips For Summer
"An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure." -Benjamin Franklin Franklin may have been referring to fire safety in this quote but it works for pet safety too. The third full week of March is Pet Poison Prevention Week . It is important to know what can be toxic to our furry friends and keep these products or plants out of reach. We have had several incidents with … [Read more...] about Pet Poison Prevention Week – Be Safe
Keep Your Dog Safe I thought winter was over but then we woke up to snow today with more forecast for the weekend. When the temperature drops, it is important to keep our family members warm and cozy. We all need to be aware of common winter threats to pets. Our pet's safety is our responsibility. Special thanks to Amber Kingsley for submitting this guest post that … [Read more...] about 3 Important Winter Threats to Pets That May Surprise You
Important For Kids: How To Interact Safely With Dogs We all love dogs and when we’re out and about and see a real cutie, it’s easy to forget that not all dogs are sociable. Kilo the Pug looks little and sweet (as most pugs are) but he panics if he sees a stranger's hand coming from above towards him. He is especially afraid of certain men and could snap. Whether it’s your … [Read more...] about How To Help Kids And Dogs Interact Safely
Chocolate is a tasty treat for humans that can be fatally toxic for dogs. It is probably one of the most common forms of poisoning in dogs, so it’s vital to know what to do if it happens to your dog like it did to mine. Kilo the Pug stole and devoured a whole tray of dark chocolate and walnut brownies when we were first fostering him. I rushed him to my vet and the vet … [Read more...] about What Should I Do If My Dog Eats Chocolate?