Archive for the 'Dog Safety ' Category

The 10 Hidden Dangers For Dogs Over the Holidays

The 10 Hidden Dangers For Dogs Over the Holidays

From poisonous chocolate and Christmas tree water, to hazardous open flames and pine needles, holiday celebrations can present a number of hidden dangers to pets. Here, our friends at PetBucket, the online retailer of flea, tick and worming treatments, reveals 10...

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Dogs and Cold Weather

Dogs and Cold Weather

People are not the only ones who can suffer from cold weather.  Dogs and cold weather can also be a problem.  Cold temperatures can bother us all!  Plus, time spent outdoors in frigid weather can be exhausting. Most people are...

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5 Winter Dangers That Could Have Serious Consequences For Your Dog

5 Winter Dangers That Could Have Serious Consequences For Your Dog

Winter can be a dangerous time for your dog! In all honesty, I think most people are more apt to recognize the dangers that winter poses in comparison to those that summer poses. That is why I think summer can...

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If You Only Teach Your Dog ONE Command, This Should Be It

If You Only Teach Your Dog ONE Command, This Should Be It

It was a beautiful sunny day… I was out training with a client and her dog the other day, when it happened… Something that can never be undone. Something that will affect each of us that were there that day....

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Why Does My Dog Consume Inedible Things?

Why Does My Dog Consume Inedible Things?

In college, I was a Psychology and English Major. I wanted to help people with their struggles in life. Truth be told, I wanted to go to Medical School, but I got married and life and finances got in the...

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Keeping Your Dog Comfortable During Fireworks This 4th of July

Keeping Your Dog Comfortable During Fireworks This 4th of July

More dogs run away on the 4th of July than any other day of the year. While most dog owners think they have a safe and secure home, it’s always beneficial to make sure your dog’s environment is ready for...

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The 7 Most Common Household Items Dangerous To Dogs

The 7 Most Common Household Items Dangerous To Dogs

There are things in every dog owner’s environment that pose serious risk, possible injury and death to their dog. The problem is that most dog owners don’t even realize it! #7.  Plastic Bags and Plastic Wrap Just like these items...

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Dog Toys and Bowel Obstructions

Dog Toys and Bowel Obstructions

My heart aches for my friend and her five young children. They just lost their 4 year old dog. 4 years old is much too short a life to live. The worst part is that it could have been prevented,...

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My Dog Keeps Getting Out of the Yard!

My Dog Keeps Getting Out of the Yard!

Quick Tip – My Dog Keeps Getting Out of the Yard! Having a dog that gets out of the yard can be dangerous. Actually, having a dog that gets out of the yard can be deadly! One of my friends...

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