Category: Pet Safety

Tips for Holiday Pet Care

Seasonal & Holiday Hazards for Pets! This time of year represents fall changes and joyful holiday preparations, yet pet owners should be cautious and observe the following tips for safe dog care: Compost piles: As you revamp lawn and garden, remember that compost piles are not safe for pets. They grow toxic molds that can…

Safety Tips for Road Travel with Rover!

Hitting the road this weekend?  Travel experts predict that 32 million people will be driving to their vacation spots over Memorial Day weekend.  If you plan to bring “Spot” along, the ASPCA recommends: (1). Keep your pets safe in a well-ventilated crate or carrier large enough to stand, sit, lie down and turn around in. (introduce…

DISASTER PREPARATION AND HOW TO HELP YOURSELF, YOUR PETS & OTHERS!

In the wake of the freak storm “Sandy”, it’s important for pet owners in disaster-prone areas to prepare for these types of emergencies!  The Humane Society is providing much-needed assistance and desperately needs your help!  Visit: http://www.humanesociety.org for current news, videos and ways you can help.  PLEASE CONSIDER A DONATION TO THIS WORTHY GROUP OF…

Halloween Safety Tips

Safety Tips for Pet Parents during Halloween (copied from the ASPCA) The ASPCA recommends taking some precautions this Halloween to keep you and your pet safe. 1. Candy is for trick-or-treaters, not for Scruffy and Fluffy. Chocolate in all forms can be dangerous for dogs and cats. Candies with xylitol can also cause serious problems….