Category Archives: Safety

Dog Food Recall May 2012

I was unpleasantly surprised when I woke up this morning to find more dog foods have been added to the current Dog Food Recall list.  Canidae, Taste of the Wild, Wellness, and Natural Balance have all been added to the growing list of dog food recalls.  These foods are being recalled due to Salmonella Contamination.  The list [...]

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3 Dog Walking Training Tips To Stop Leash Pulling

Stop Leash Pulling

If dog walking has become less and less enjoyable on walks for you, then you may want to improve your dog’s behavior using some simple training tips. Today, we’re going to teach you three effective ways to improve your dog’s behavior during a walk.  Don’t use a choke chain or a shock/prong collar Some dog [...]

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The Pro and Cons of Using a Retractable Dog Leash

Many dog owners preach the benefits of using a retractable dog leash, while others think that they lead to behavior problems. Retractable leashes have a hard case made of durable plastic, and inside that case is up to twenty feet of leash. To help you make the right decision on your next trip to the [...]

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Don’t blame the breed – Pit Bull Terriers

I recently read an article that made me sick.  Lennox, a six year old American Bull Dog Lab mix pictured as a puppy here, has been on death row for the past 20 months, living in a dirty kennel just waiting to be euthanized.  Lennox was wrongfully seized from his northern Ireland home on May [...]

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Hurricane Irene Pet Safety Tips

With Hurricane Irene approaching fast, it is imperative to assume that if conditioners are not safe for you, they certainly are not safe for your pet.  Follow these tips to ensure the safety of your pet in critical conditions. 1.  Do not assume that your pet will be okay to fend for itself if left [...]

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7 Dog Park Safety Tips

The dog park can great fun for you and your dog.  You will be surrounded by other dog owners who share the same love for their companions, and your dog can meet great new friends!  Here are some steps you can take to ensure you and your dog have both a fun and safe time [...]

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