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October is National Pet Safety Month

Brown dog's leg is wrapped in a bandage. Broken paw, painful stare.
Who knew this month we were supposed to focus on pet safety? The good folks at American Family Insurance not only reminded us to celebrate, they also provided a list of items responsible pet families will keep on hand in a pet first aid kit. If you already have a pet first aid kit, use this list as a checklist to see what you may need to replenish. If you don’t, you can use this as a shopping list next time you go to the drug store. Continue reading October is National Pet Safety Month

Saturday Survey: Prosthetics for Dogs

We posted earlier in the week about a dog who is getting around on four prosthetic limbs.   I have mixed feelings about this and wondered what you thought. (And for the reader who didn’t like the survey platform I’ve been using, I was able to resolve the issues I had been having with PollDaddy and am back to the old format. Thanks for forcing me into taking the time to do this because I like the old format better, too!)

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Bandaging Your Dog

elizabeth collarOn one of his recent escapades running loose through the neighborhood, my Vizsla, Cooper, ended up with a nasty open sore on one of his foot pads. Of course, he didn’t want to leave it alone, and I didn’t want to put him in one of those ridiculous Elizabethan collars, so I did a bit of research on bandaging on a dog. Thought you might be interested in what I found.

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