Category Archives: Dog Tips

Tips for Measuring Your Dog

  It’s challenging to find the right size for your dog.  Many manufacturers simply use weight as a guide.  As you know, a 30 lb bulldog is very different than a 30 lb beagle.  For harnesses, coats, vests and most apparel the key metric is the girth.     How To Measure Your Dog Stand your dog upright on all four legs (called a “stacked” position) COLLARS: Using a soft rule measure the circumference of the neck where a collar would rest. For a safe fit, not too tight, Add 1-1/2″ to 2″.  You should be able to fit a … 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 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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