Category Archives: Pet Safety

How Can I Stop My Dog From Licking His Wound?

Your dog’s natural tendency is to lick the wound.  However, the licking will delay the wound’s healing process.  There are several products that were created to protect the wound, the wound’s location determines which product is right for your dog’s needs. Licking the wound, can cause the following things: If a dog licks the incision, the healing process may be delayed. Licking can remove stitches and cause the incision to open Licking can become a severe habit that is difficult to break Licking can cause infection as the mouth has  bacteria Dogs will frequently lick the incision when the owner … Continue reading

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Halloween Cat Safety

We spend a lot of time on this website talking about how to keep your dog safe. However, this post is about cats and keeping them safe this Halloween season. Although Halloween is fun for humans, most cats are probably less than thrilled with the holiday. Here are some Halloween cat safety tips to help you and your feline friend make it through the holiday unscathed. Decorations and Electrical Cords Cats are curious creatures who love to play with just about anything. This includes dangling decorations and extra power cords from festive holiday lights. Do your cat a favor and … Continue reading

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In Case of Emergency – Please Save My Pet

No one likes to think about what could happen should a fire break out in the home, or a natural disaster strikes, but these things can and do happen. With furry family members in the home, it can be even more stressing to think about how you’d handle situations like these. With Pet Rescue Decals and Pet Emergency Notes, you can rest easy knowing that rescue personnel know at a glance how many pets to look for when they go inside. Try as we might, it’s not always possible to ensure the safety of our pets when something bad happens. … Continue reading

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What you should Know about Pet Halloween Safety

Purchase Halloween Dog Safety Items Halloween is a fun time for everyone – including your dog. With just a few precautionary measures to keep him safe, you and your dog can enjoy this time of year together! Here’s a few things you should know about pet Halloween safety. 1. Visibility – Most trick-or-treating and other Halloween activities take place after dark. If you plan on taking Fido with you, make sure you’re both safe with highly visible costumes and accessories. Lighted dog leashes and lighted dog collars work great for this purpose and add a touch of fun to your … Continue reading

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What Should I Include in a Pet First Aid Kit?

Your pet is a member of your family, and just as you have a first aid kit handy for all human members, you should have one for your pet, too. A pet first aid kit can be an enhanced version of your kit, or you can purchase one already “put together” from a pet store. Keep Doggie Safe carries a selection of first aid products perfect for inclusion in a pet first aid kit. What to Include If you prefer to make your own first aid kit for your pooch, here’s a list of things that should be included: Basic … Continue reading

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