Category: Pet Safety

Walking Your Dog with Care

            One of the best marketed, most colorful and visually attractive leashes on the store shelf is the retractable leash…and an absolute nightmare for anyone who has been caught in the middle of its tangled web.  This is a “mini guillotine” at the end of a handle. A greater concern,…

Unlocking the Canine Mind..Chaser leads the pack!

Dogs are more than Pets…they’re Geniuses! The old adage “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks” was dismissed a long time ago, as we know that any dog, at any age, is not only capable of learning new tricks, yet recent studies suggest that dogs have cognitive abilities and are actually capable of abstract…

Who will care for your pet when you can’t?

It is difficult to consider -much less plan for -the future and the unavoidable details of our Wills and Testaments. Who will be the beneficiaries of our property and assets? Is there sufficient insurance to cover the settlement of our affairs? In addition to careful estate planning on behalf of our heirs, how many Pet…

Halloween Tips for Safe Dog Care

Halloween can be a spooky time for dogs!  Trick or treat falls on a Friday this year, so ghouls and goblins may stay out longer, prolonging the potential anxiety for your pets. The following tips will help both you and Fido survive “Fright Night” (1). Keep your dog inside and preferably in a quiet, separate…

Flea & Ticks-Oh MY!

FLEAS MAKE ME ITCH!!! SUMMER DOG CARE TIPS INCLUDE PEST CONTROL! Summer is here which means travel plans, backyard barbeques &  pool parties, and all kinds of fun-in-the-sun activities.  For those of you planning to include your furry kids in the fray, be especially careful about those nasty pests that live and prey on your dogs…

Disaster Preparation for You and Your Pets

  When disaster strikes at the hand of Mother Nature, it’s important for pet owners in disaster-prone areas to prepare for these types of emergencies.  The Humane Society of the Unites States is always a front-line provider, along with other animal rescue groups and countless volunteers to provide much-needed assistance and rescue of stranded and…