Summer safety for seniors and pets
Summer is here, and with it comes hot days that can quickly become unsafe for both seniors and companion animals.
Prevent accidental pet poisoning
Spring cleaning may be under-way, be sure you are taking precautions for your pets.
July 4th Pet Safety Tips
Including pets at a 4th of July celebration? Take safety precautions to ensure that your dog or cat is protected from some of these common maladies.
Dog Park Safety Infographic
Before taking your dog to the park—especially during summer months—follow these expert tips for making your visit as enjoyable (and safe) as possible.
Summertime Pet Hazards Infographic
There’s a plethora of summer fun to be had with pets at the beach, backyard or hiking trails. Make it a safe experience by familiarizing yourself with these hazardous conditions.
Hot Paws and Pets
Your dog's paws endure a lot of daily wear and tear. After all, they don't wear shoes. Asphalt, metal, concrete and rocky surfaces can get very hot during summer months.
Sunscreen for Dogs
Dogs can suffer from sunburn too, leading to irritation, hair loss and potential skin cancers. Protect your dog: use a pet-safe sunscreen that doesn't contain ingredients that can be toxic.
Cool Summers for Pets
Including pets in summer activities is healthy fun for everyone. But when the summer heat and humidity start to rise, it’s important to understand how your pet’s health is affected.
5 disaster tips for pet parents
Catastrophes come in many forms: fires, hurricanes, earthquakes, tornadoes, floods, violent storms and even terrorism. In the event of a disaster, do you know how to protect pets?
Dog Bone Danger
Dogs and bones seem like a natural combination, but they’re not, warns Karen “Doc” Halligan, DVM. Learn how chewing bones poses a threat to your dog’s health.
Foxtails and Pets
Foxtails are grass awns or seeds that can wind deep into a pet’s fur coat and penetrate the skin, which can lead to more serious health issues. Learn how to protect your pet.