Traveling for the holidays? If you’re taking your dog, it’s important that you follow some basic safety rules to keep your pet safe on the road.
First and foremost, restrain your dog whenever the vehicle is in motion. You wouldn’t let your kids ride without being buckled in, so why would you put your dog at the same risk? Crates are a great way to keep your dog contained and out of your way while you’re trying to concentrate on the road, but for long trips, that may seem a little cruel. Another option is to tether your dog with a seatbelt. It keeps the dog out of your personal space and prevents ejections in case of a wreck. Continue reading Vehicle Safety→
We all know October is breast cancer awareness month. If you forget, just watch an NFL game and see all the pink accessories the players wear. But did you know October is also Domestic Violence Awareness Month? Continue reading Domestic Violence Awareness Month→
Unsure which over-the-counter medications are safe for your dog? Check out this handy chart. I’m not sure who made it, but I found it on Facebook. If it’s yours, please let me know so I can give proper credit.
UPDATE 09/20/19: I received a comment on this post, referencing a study on the danger of loperamide for Collies. I was unable to pull up the article to review it, but I will say this: our blog is never meant to replace advice from your veterinarian. It’s always a good idea to ask the vet before giving any medications to your dog because there may be breed-specific concerns or interactions with medications your dog is already taken.
For the past several days, I’ve been collecting memes, tips, and other information about dogs and fireworks. Here is a compilation. If I know the source, it is cited. If you see your original content here, please leave a comment so I can give you proper credit for your work and a link to your site! Continue reading Fireworks are Scary!→