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Are sticks safe for dogs?

Are sticks safe for dogs?

What you should know before giving your dog a stick to chew or play with. Chances are, your dog has chewed, and even eaten, a fair number...


Safety tips for walking your dog at night

If you’re like a lot of people, your busy lifestyle means you sometimes end up walking your dog when it’s dark out. This is especially...

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New car shopping?

Dogs are natural road warriors. It seems as soon as they see you grabbing the car keys, they’re on their feet, ready to act as your...


Top 10 tips for the holidays

Holidays are busy and exciting but they can be a little stressful for everyone, including our dogs. This handy list will help ensure your...

electrocution safety for your dog

Electrocution safety for your animal

Last summer, while visiting France, I was window shopping in Nice with my rescued Bichon Frisé, Lamby. I had stopped in front of a...

best city dogs

Keep your dog safe in the city

Urban environments can be fun for animals. There’s plenty to see, other animals to meet, and endless streets, parks and gardens to...

Boat safety for dogs

Boat safety for your dog

For many people and their canines, the arrival of summer is synonymous with beaches, lakeside cottages, swimming and boating. Whether you...

dog swimming safety

Swimming safely with your dog

On warm summer days, there’s no better way to cool off than jumping into a sparkling swimming pool. It’s even better when you can share...

the best fence for your dog

The best dog fence

When you don’t have time to walk your dog, it’s a good idea to have a fenced backyard for him to get some fresh air and exercise. But...

dealing with dog fights

Dealing with dog fights

Dealing with a dog that attacks other canines can be frightening and stressful. Follow these 5 principles to help avoid or defuse dog...

invisible fences for dogs

Invisible fences for your dog

Mention invisible fence, and a lot of dog lovers cringe. But it’s the way it’s used that’s most important. Combined with the correct...

hiking with dogs

Hiking with your dog

For active dogs and their people, hiking can be fun and fulfilling. It’s good exercise and a wonderful way for you to spend quality time...

can dogs get sunburns?

Do dogs get sunburns?

Dogs have sensitive skin, and even 30 minutes of sun can result in sunburns in some breeds. Whenever you take your dog outdoors, he’ll be...

seat belts for dogs

Seat belts for dogs

What’s the fun of taking a car ride, whether it’s around the block or to the next state, if your best buddy can’t go with your? With...

dog seat belt

Why your dog needs a seat belt

The number of cats and dogs injured and killed in car crashes each year is in the tens of thousands. If everyone had a seat belt for for...


Holiday tips for your dog

The holiday season has arrived! It’s exciting, it’s busy and for most of us, including our animal companions, it can be a little...


Dos & don’ts for safe dog toys

Here are our top toy dos and don’ts: DO Be size-wise. Ensure the toys aren’t too small for your dog and that she can’t...