Easter pet safety is on my mind. Why? Because sweet treats can cause potentially fatal problems for dogs, with cases doubling over Easter period. Let's face it, chocolate is everywhere at Easter, and our doggies can find our sweets if we're not careful. Figures from Agria Pet Insurance found that cases of chocolate poisoning rose [...]
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Puppy Parenting 101 : Are You Ready to Bring Home a Puppy? [Part 1]
Introduction Choosing a new puppy or adult dog is one of those big life decisions! After all, you'll be responsible for another living being that will depend on you for his entire life! (No pressure of course). With such a huge decision to make, you may be wondering, “What dog breed is best for my [...]
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3 Essential Easter Pet Safety Tips
3 Essential Easter Pet Safety Tips Growing up with dogs, I quickly learned that Easter, much like other Holidays, involved potential hazards for my pets. I recall as a young mom hiding the chocolate and plastic eggs for our yearly "Easter egg hunt," and then scouring the yard over and over to ensure that NO [...]
Dog Anxiety [How to Recognize the Signs and Offer Relief]
Dog anxiety, like the human anxiety, can be a debilitating and often painful experience. If you've ever felt worried, uneasy, or nervous about an upcoming event or something with an uncertain outcome, or had a panic attack, you know exactly what I'm talking about! Sadly, many dogs suffer in silence because the owners are simply unaware of the signs. Having experienced a season of anxiety myself, I can't imagine leaving a dog in an anxious state without offering help. Thankfully, there are things we can do to help our furry friends in their times of need. The purpose of this article is to help you to recognize the signs of dog anxiety and learn how to offer relief. [Read more]
5 Essential Holiday Pet Safety Tips
How do you keep your pet safe during the holidays?
For pet lovers, it's a question that looms in the back of our mind, as we decorate the tree, unwrap presents, eat chocolates and candy, and offer all sorts of gifts that may glitter on the outside, but carry potential danger for our beloved pets. I know it's a crazy time of year, when everything seems to be going a hundred miles an hour. I'm with you, truly . . . I can relate. But please slow down long enough to read these 5 essential holiday pet safety tips. Wishing you and your beloved pets a safe and happy celebration!