pet halloween safety tips

Pet Halloween Safety Tips

No Houdini’s Here Halloween brings a spell of fun and visitors to your home. Know that repeatedly opening doors for trick-or-treaters can increase the chances of your pet running out. If your pet likes to run out or is not friendly to other people, consider crating or keeping them in a secure area to ensure…

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Know the Signs of Pet Heatstroke

When summer hits, and the heat starts to set in, it is important to remember that your pet will need extra care during this time. With the rising temperatures and humidity, you can easily become dehydrated and overheat. This can result in falling unconscious at best, and at its worst, vital organs can fail, and…

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Should You Get Your Pet Microchipped

According to Home Again, one in three pets in the United States will become lost at some point during their lifetime. You may think this will never happen to your family, but we encourage you to take the necessary, proactive steps to ensure your pet’s safety. One of the most effective solutions is microchipping your…

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Pet Dental Hygiene & Oral Care

Is My Pet’s Bad Breath Normal? Although we are used to hearing the phrase “dog breath”, it is not normal for a pet’s breath to be stinky. Just like humans, a dog’s dental hygiene can be a sign that other diseases are present. Poor hygiene and bad breath could potentially lead to more serious health…

Best Pet Safety Practices

Pet safety is one of the most important aspects of being a pet owner. It is an integral part of keeping you and your pet happy and healthy. When first adopting a new pet, it is critical to research the best pet safety practices. Doing this before your adoption period is an even better way…