Category Archives: Dog Safety Advice

Snakes In Spring – A Timely Reminder

You know how it feels like winter will last forever? Well spring is upon us and with it comes a danger of snakes, so I thought I will put together a basic snake primer. Spring time is the most dangerous

Snakes In Spring – A Timely Reminder

You know how it feels like winter will last forever? Well spring is upon us and with it comes a danger of snakes, so I thought I will put together a basic snake primer. Spring time is the most dangerous

A Sobering Tale Of Why Dogs And Lighters Don’t Mix

Here is a heartwarming story of an owner risking his life to save his beloved dog… or is it? You be the judge: “A South Florida man is recovering from second-degree burns after he tried to save his dog, Ruby,

A Sobering Tale Of Why Dogs And Lighters Don’t Mix

Here is a heartwarming story of an owner risking his life to save his beloved dog… or is it? You be the judge: “A South Florida man is recovering from second-degree burns after he tried to save his dog, Ruby,

Raw Is Not Always Healthy – Why Dog Food Opponents Are Barking Up The Wrong Tree

A recent ‘Daily Mail’ article reawakens the old raw food controversy arguing that dog food companies are getting away with murder feeding our pets unhealthy processed foods: “The big businesses selling us processed dog food use ingredients unsuitable for human

Raw Is Not Always Healthy – Why Dog Food Opponents Are Barking Up The Wrong Tree

A recent ‘Daily Mail’ article reawakens the old raw food controversy arguing that dog food companies are getting away with murder feeding our pets unhealthy processed foods: “The big businesses selling us processed dog food use ingredients unsuitable for human

DogVacay – Consider The Dangers!

Helen is a distraught reader who sent me a harrowing account of her experience as a DogVacay dog minder. Here is an exert:  “…On the way home from the lady who “couldn’t” watch the dog anymore, Sunday the dog puked

DogVacay – Consider The Dangers!

Helen is a distraught reader who sent me a harrowing account of her experience as a DogVacay dog minder. Here is an exert:  “…On the way home from the lady who “couldn’t” watch the dog anymore, Sunday the dog puked

How To Protect Your Dog From Hypothermia

In freezing temperatures dogs are as much at risk of injury as we are. Here are some simple tips you can use to keep them safe: When outside, prevent direct contact. Exposed skin will chill much quicker if coming into

How To Protect Your Dog From Hypothermia

In freezing temperatures dogs are as much at risk of injury as we are. Here are some simple tips you can use to keep them safe: When outside, prevent direct contact. Exposed skin will chill much quicker if coming into

Dog Grooming – The Good, The Bad and… Dog Dyes?

Dog Grooming is big business. Most of the groomers i know are fantastic pet professionals but sometimes things can go a bit too far: “Brown is one of the “extreme groomers.” The fad has become a sport of sorts —

Dog Grooming – The Good, The Bad and… Dog Dyes?

Dog Grooming is big business. Most of the groomers i know are fantastic pet professionals but sometimes things can go a bit too far: “Brown is one of the “extreme groomers.” The fad has become a sport of sorts —

A Dog And A Stroller – How To Survive The Walk!

Here is an article on a little discussed but very important subject: How do you go for a walk with a dog and a stroller at the same time? “Start now, before your baby arrives! It’s much easier to prepare

A Dog And A Stroller – How To Survive The Walk!

Here is an article on a little discussed but very important subject: How do you go for a walk with a dog and a stroller at the same time? “Start now, before your baby arrives! It’s much easier to prepare

This Survey Had A Lot To Tell… About Deceptive Statistics

This survey has frightening findings, until you read the fine print and realize that all the questions are meaningless. “More than half of dog owners said they knew someone who had been bitten or attacked by a dog while a

This Survey Had A Lot To Tell… About Deceptive Statistics

This survey has frightening findings, until you read the fine print and realize that all the questions are meaningless. “More than half of dog owners said they knew someone who had been bitten or attacked by a dog while a

This Dog’s Tragic End Is A Warning!

Seal watching tours are very popular these days. The tourists usually watch from the shore or are taken to seals on a boat. The best operators, of course are those who can get the tourists the closest, getting that ‘close

This Dog’s Tragic End Is A Warning!

Seal watching tours are very popular these days. The tourists usually watch from the shore or are taken to seals on a boat. The best operators, of course are those who can get the tourists the closest, getting that ‘close

Want Home Protection? Get A Dog!

In these uncertain times home owners are increasingly concerned about their safety. More are turning away from traditional protection tools and towards trained guard dogs. And for a good reason: “Croft’s company trains dogs for personal protection, as well as

Want Home Protection? Get A Dog!

In these uncertain times home owners are increasingly concerned about their safety. More are turning away from traditional protection tools and towards trained guard dogs. And for a good reason: “Croft’s company trains dogs for personal protection, as well as