Cat & Dog Safety

Safety tips on travel and seasonal hazards for your dogs and cats!
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Spring Lawn and Garden Dangers for Your Dog
If you’re a dog owner, think twice before using fertilizers, insecticides, herbicides and/or fungicides to help your lawn and garden grow — check out the safety risk they can pose to your outdoor dog first.
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Dangerous Flowers for Dogs
Are you aware of what flowers are dangerous to pets? While a beautiful flower garden is a delight for all the senses, some of the most common spring flowers can be dangerous to your cat or dog. If ingested, daffodils, tulips and hyacinths can vary in their ability to injure pets. Read about other flowers that can be toxic to dogs in our blog.
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Ways to Keep Your Dog Safe this Spring
Do you know the ways to keep your dog safe this spring? Before you tackle spring chores and spend more time outdoors, take time to identify the hazards that may be hiding around your home, in the garage or in your yard and gardens. Then take the necessary steps to keep your dog safe.
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Car Safety for Dogs
Does your dog love to go along for a car ride? Or are they a homebody headed on a rare road trip soon? Either way, now is a great time to brush up on tips to keep them safe in and around your vehicle. Read more in our blog!
Pet Travel Safety Tips
Whether you're traveling for business or vacation, consider these six questions before bringing your pet with you: Is your pet healthy? Is your destination and route pet-friendly? Will some routes be less stressful for your pet? Should your pet be given a sedative? Do you have an appropriate carrier? Where will your pet travel? #PetTips
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Halloween Treats That Are Dangerous for Pets
Human treats can be more like tricks for pets! If you’re wondering what Halloween candies and treats are dangerous for pets, visit our blog to learn more, plus read about other peculiar Halloween pet facts!
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Christmas Foods to Avoid Giving Your Dog
Do you know what Christmas foods to avoid giving your dog? When celebrating, it’s important to be aware of what foods are OK to give your dog and what seasonal treats dogs should not have. Check out our blog to learn about Christmas foods that your dog should not eat as well as other potential hazards.
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Why Chocolate Is Dangerous for Pets
Why is chocolate dangerous for pets, and what should you do if your pet eats it? Check out our blog for everything you need to know about chocolate poisoning in dogs and cats.
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Holiday Foods That You Shouldn't Give Your Pet
Wondering what foods you should avoid giving your pet this holiday season? You may be tempted to share a holiday treat with your dog or cat, but these table scraps or human treats can cause stomach issues or worse. Visit our blog to see what holiday foods you shouldn’t give your pet, along with other holiday safety tips.
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Know the Possible Dangers If Your Dog Drinks Eggnog
Around the holidays, you may be eager to break out the eggnog, both alcoholic and non-alcoholic, but do you know the potential risks of eggnog for dogs? Our blog shares some information about the potential dangers eggnog poses to dogs, and what to do if your dog drinks eggnog.
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Why Chocolate Is Dangerous for Cats and Dogs
Halloween is a fun and festive holiday for people, but for pets, it can be scary and even dangerous, especially when chocolate is involved! We've put together this helpful guide to help you better understand the dangers of chocolate when it comes to your dog or cat and what to do in the event they do eat some. #Halloween #Chocolate #PetSafety
Fall Outdoor Dog Tips & Safety
Fall is the season of change and that means changes in your pet’s environment too. Here are some potential pet dangers that you should consider to keep your dog safe in the great outdoors this autumn season. #Fall #DogTips #DogSafety
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7 Questions to Consider for Safe Travel with Your Pet
If you are thinking about taking your dog or cat with you on vacation, there are some logistics you’ll have to sort out first. When planning to travel with your pet, ask yourself these seven questions to determine how best to travel with them. For more information on traveling safely with your dog or cat, check out our blog! #SummerVacation #PetSafety #Travel #PetTravelTips
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Things You Need to Know About Mouse and Rat Poison to Keep Your Pets Safe
Before buying and placing any mouse and rat poison in or around your home, there are several things every pet owner should know about these products to avoid accidental poisonings. Check out our blog to learn more about keeping your pet safe from mouse and rat poison! #PetSafety #PetTips
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Tornado Safety Tips for Pets
The beginning of spring also means the beginning of tornado season in many parts of the country. Here are some tips to keep your pet safe in the event of a tornado. Additionally, make sure to check out our blog for information on how to find your pet if you ever become separated during a tornado or other natural disaster. #PetTips #PetSafety #TornadoSafety