Pet Safety & Emergency Preparedness
How to Make a Bug-Out Bag for Your Pets
If you were forced to evacuate on sudden notice, would you have everything your dog or cat needs to survive? Learn how to make a bug-out bag with important survival items for your pet in case of emergency.
Dog Theft: How Can I Prevent My Dog Being Stolen?
Dog theft is a growing concern for many pet owners. Dogs are stolen to sell, breed, or be used in illegal dog fights. Losing a pet to theft is a heart-breaking experience, but there are a number of simple ways to prevent thieves from targeting your pets.
10 Dangers of Letting a Dog Go Off-Leash
There are several dangers of letting dogs off-leash that dog owners may not always realize. This article was written in hopes of potentially saving dogs' lives from the potential dangers of being off-leash.
How to Protect Yourself From Aggressive Dogs and Their Owners
Loose dogs can injure you, your children, and your pet. It is both legal and ethical to defend yourself from an aggressive dog, but how do you justify your actions to the angry dog's owner?
How to Prepare a Pet's Bug-Out Bag for Emergency Survival
If right at this exact moment you were forced to evacuate your home due to an emergency, would you be able to take your pets with you? A few minutes spent preparing now could save your pets' lives.
Do Vets and Animal Caregivers Get Bitten or Scratched?
Animal-related injuries are common in the veterinary clinic. But what happens when someone gets bitten or scratched by a patient?
I Hit a Dog With My Car: What Am I Legally Required to Do?
Advice from the SPCA on what you should do if you've run over a dog or other domestic animal with your car.
Importance of Heartworm Prevention in Dogs and Cats
Many people are unaware of the dangers of heartworm. But, the truth is that this is a nasty disease that claims the lives of many pets each year and it is entirely preventable.
Pet Ear Mites: Diagnosis, Symptoms, and Treatments
Did you know that home remedies may not be a good idea to treat ear mites in cats and dogs? Learn about the diagnosis, symptoms, and treatment of ear mites and how it stands out from other ear conditions.
Personal Tips for Traveling With Chihuahuas
Sometimes, I take my little dogs on trips. Their very first road trip was the most important, as it set a precedence for all future trips. Learn how I ensured success and made the trip fun for all.
What to Put in Your Dog's First Aid Kit: 20 Essentials + a Few Extras
Your dog may need first aid for several reasons. You should be prepared for a medical emergency by making up a first aid kit and keeping it available at all times. This article will show you what you need to include.