Pets

Safely take dogs for wilderness walks

Hiking is a rewarding, healthy activity that can help people connect with nature. Walks in the wilderness also present perfect opportunities to get the family dog out for some fresh air. When walking dogs in wooded areas, pet owners must exercise caution to protect their dogs, themselves and fellow nature lovers. Confirm leash policies When walking dogs in public settings, […]

Ways to protect our pets in case of fire

A fire at home can cause fear and anxiety. When a fire breaks out at home, one’s initial reaction is to get oneself and one’s loved ones out of the house as quickly as possible. In such instances, the rush to get out of the house can sometimes cause families to forget their pets. According to the home security firm […]

Safety tips in traveling with pets in the car

 Many people can recognize the familiar image of a car traveling down the road with the head of a seemingly happy dog hanging out from the front passenger seat. Traveling in such a way may seem harmless, but doing so can be detrimental to both p… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. […]

Cats are as vulnerable to the effects of ticks as dogs

Though they might be most often associated with dogs, ticks can affect cats as well. According to Blue Cross for Pets, cats are most likely to encounter ticks if they live near areas with lots of deer or in regions where other wildlife are present. W… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Former handler and military dog reunite

 Military working dog (MWD) Kkeaton, who bravely served as a patrol explosive detector dog protecting our troops, retired from service and was reunited Tuesday in San Antonio with his former handler, U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Aaron Stice. Kkeaton, … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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