pet safety

Pets
8:45 am
Sat July 18, 2015

Dog in a Hot Car

Even with the windows cracked, this dog is in serious danger!
Credit Donald Lee Pardue [Flickr]

You would never put your pet in an oven, but that's essentially what you are doing if you leave an animal in a closed car on a warm day.  Either leave a person with your pet or leave your pet at home.

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Pets
8:45 am
Sat July 4, 2015

4th of July and Your Pet

Happy 4th of July - let's stay home together!
Credit 1RN2GSD (Christine K) [Flickr]

The Fourth of July is a day to celebrate America, but it's important to remember that the safety of our family is the most important consideration.  If your family includes a pet, it's up to you to keep them safe to enjoy all the family celebrations for years to come.

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Pets
8:45 am
Sat November 29, 2014

12 Ways to Keep Pet Safe at Christmas

You can keep us safe this Christmas!
Credit JOE-3PO (Joseph Vasquez) [Flickr] / Joseph Vasquez Photography

Christmas decorations really add to the festive celebration of the season, but they can become hazards to the well-being of our animal companions.  So go ahead and deck the halls, but keep your pet's safety in mind.

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Pets
8:45 am
Sat May 31, 2014

Planning for Hurricane Season

All packed and ready to go!
Credit DrivingTheNortheast [Flickr]

Having supplies packed and ready to go in case of an emergency can make necessary evacuations easier on everyone.  It also helps to practice so you and your pet both know what to expect if and when the real emergency occurs.

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Pets
8:45 am
Sat June 8, 2013

Storm Planning

Lost in the storm
Credit julesagogo (flickr)

By the time the storm rolls in, you might start scrambling to locate everything you need for you and your pet.  Having a plan that includes supplies already set aside can help you not only weather the storm successfully but do it together.

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Pets
8:45 am
Sat December 8, 2012

Hanukkah Safety for Pets

Happy Hanukkah
Credit Shoshanah

Pet owners love to share the holidays with their animal companions, but we have to be careful.  Some of our holiday traditions may not be pet-friendly!

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Pets
8:45 am
Sat November 24, 2012

Deck The Halls!

Credit Ben Garney

'Tis the season to deck the halls with boughs of holly and lots of other pretty things that we enjoy; but our pets may see the decorations as potential toys. 

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Arts & Life
8:55 am
Sat June 30, 2012

Hot Weather and Your Pet

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As the mercury rises to unseasonably high temperatures, the heat can cause problems for our pets!

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