Category Archives: Dog Safety

Fundraiser for Kabul Small Animal Rescue

Photo:  KSAR
Photo: KSAR
Help get pets out of Afghanistan as human evacuation continues.

Conditions are dire. Our animals are safe and we are still open and ready to help any animals that cross our paths! It is a dangerous time but the KSAR staff will not desert the animals. We are trying to get them to safety out of country and money is needed. Continue reading Fundraiser for Kabul Small Animal Rescue

We’re Havin’ A Heat Wave

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BigStock Photo

The weatherman said there are 106 million people in the US under a heat advisory today. I’m not sure how many dogs live with those 106 million people, but thought this might be a good time to review some things about dogs and heat.

If at all possible, let your dog stay indoors. If s/he MUST be outside, provide multiple sources of water in case they knock over a bowl or three. Provide shade, not just in a dog house, but somewhere they can catch a breeze if the wind happens to blow. Continue reading We’re Havin’ A Heat Wave

Saturday Survey: Is Your Dog an Escape Artist?


If your dog has ever run away from home, you know how nerve-wracking it can be trying to find him or her.

My current dogs haven’t left the front yard since they left puppyhood, but I’ve had runners in the past. How about you?

Has your dog ever run away or escaped?

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Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

July 15th is National Pet Fire Safety Day


To help reduce the estimated 500,000 pets affected by home fires each year, The American Kennel Club and ADT Security Services announce “National Pet Fire Safety Day.” This nationwide awareness day educates pet owners about potential risks when pets are left home alone and provides them with proven prevention measures to ensure their safety.

According to a recent AKC study, 88 percent of pet owners consider their pets to be valued family members so it makes sense to include them in fire prevention plans and rescue alerts should a house fire strike. As part of National Pet Fire Safety Day, AKC and ADT have developed helpful prevention, escape and rescue tips for pet owners. Continue reading July 15th is National Pet Fire Safety Day