The History of Rechargeable Lighted Dog Collars

We’ve been selling lighted dog collars and dog leashes since 2007 at Keep Doggie Safe. We are the experts in lighted dog safety. We are very proud of the products we sell, as these are the best ones on the market. If we don’t sell a lighted product, you can be sure that we have evaluated it and decided not to sell it. Lighted dog collars generally use watch batteries, which are not rechargeable. Watch batteries are lightweight and last about 40 hours. They are a good solution to ensuring that your doggies collar stays lit, while remaining light enough … Continue reading

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Why Does My Dog Drag Its Back Paws?

As your dog gets older, he or she unfortunately develop illnesses and other issues. It happens to all of us, unfortunately. One problem that sometimes happens to your senior doggie is that they sometimes drag their back paws, often causing the paws to bleed. If your dog starts doing this, take them to the Vet for a checkup. Your dog could have a spinal problem, arthritis, or another issue. Your vet can help diagnose the problem. At Keep Doggie Safe, we have several products to help your dog alleviate any pain when they drag their paws. The best solutions are from our wide selection of dog … Continue reading

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Dog Risks — Dog Treats & Human Food

Are Bones Safe for My Dog ? He Loves Them ! Dogs love them  but the FDA report that chewing on bones can injure the teeth, tongue, or mouth. Bones can also get stuck in the digestive tract, where they will have to be removed with surgery or an endoscope. Can My Dog Eat Table Scraps?  He gives me those eyes and it’s hard to resist ! Resist those eyes even when he adds a little whine…  But rewarding your dog’s barks or whines will only encourage more begging in the future.   Also, some human foods can be toxic to … Continue reading

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Leaving Your Dog Alone

Dogs act out because they are expressing their needs.  Often a dog barking means they are unhappy or lonely and it’s a symptom of the problem, not the actual problem. Dogs are social animals and crave human attention and they do get bored and lonely. Spending 8-10 hours alone in a crate, tiny laundry closet, or even outdoors is too much for most dogs. It can lead to separation anxiety and destructive behaviors including chewing, soiling, digging, and nonstop barking or howling — even depression in a timid dog. Better choices are doggie day care, a mid-day visit from a … Continue reading

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Does Your Dog Walk You?

Walking your dog is a great way to socialize your dog while letting them explore and do their business.  However, letting them pull you and control the walk can be dangerous. Your  dog can pull you over while you’re out for a stroll. According to the CDC, tens of thousands of people end up in the ER every year because of pet-related falls. Many of these falls occur during walks — either when a person trips over a dog or is pulled or pushed by one. Experts say obedience training is the best way to make sure your pooch doesn’t … Continue reading

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Dog Boot Buying Guide -2015

There are several considerations when choosing the right set of boots for your dog.  Number 1, they need to stay on their paws.  We have done careful testing and analysis with our dog panel and we only stock boots that stay on your dog’s paws. Healer dog boots are sold in pairs so you can get different sizes for your dog’s front and hind paws. WHAT A GREAT IDEA! Secondly, in order for the boots to stay on your dog’s paws, they must fit correctly.  Carefully measure your dog’s paws across the widest part of their paw to insure you … Continue reading

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Why is my Dog Licking His Paw ? Treatments for Dog Paw Injuries

Dog paw injuries are so common.  Dogs can step on a bee, a thorn, or get it caught anywhere.  Plus, your dog’s paw can become inflamed from allergies and your dog’s constant licking on his paw. Foot pad injuries in dogs  range from , blisters, burns, ulcers, abrasions, tears, punctures and lacerations. When they walk outside be careful which surface they walk.Concrete  heats up quickly during warm or hot weather. Rock, gravel and sand can also injure the foot pads. The common clinical signs are limping, licking at the foot or bleeding. To treat mild abrasions at home,  gently rinse … Continue reading

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How to Choose the Best Crash-Tested Dog Car Safety Harness

We have car seats for kids but for years, we let our best pal ride in the front seat with their head sticking out the window. Or worst yet, sit on our laps. This causes accidents from distracted drivers but additionally with the advent of air bags, your dog can be seriously injured when an air bag explodes. One of the issues for testing dog safety was there was no dog crash dummy to test the harness. To make the world safer for pets, Lindsey Wolko, whose dog was in a car accident, set out to design an indestructible dog … Continue reading

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Why We Created a Safe Dog Cooling Collar

Hot weather is tough on dogs. Their average body temperature is 101-104 °, add lots of fur and the inability for them to sweat and they need help cooling down. Panting helps them relieve the heat but the only place they have sweat glands is on their paws. There are two  ways to cool down your dog. 1- Evaporative cooling which slowly drips water on your dog creating artificial sweat. This technology is great in dry climates but it doesn’t evaporate effectively in humid climates. Plus, if you are out hiking, there may not be a source of water to … Continue reading

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Dog Safety During the Summer

Dog safety during the summer is something many pet owners don’t give a second thought. Would we think the same about our children? How many times during the summer have you left your baby or toddler alone in a hot car while you run into the store? Most people would say “never” to that question. In the summer, we would never leave junior in a hot vehicle that will only get hotter as time passes. For most people, this is just common sense. But do we apply the same principle to our pet “children?” Many are guilty of thinking, “I’ll only be … Continue reading

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