Quick Tips to Determine if Your Pet is Sick

Pet Health FAQs These frequently asked questions are intended to help you learn information about common pet health problems, but are not intended to diagnose you pet. If your pet has ANY signs of illness, including constipation, vomiting, diarrhea, broken bones, bleeding or seizures, contact your veterinarian. Q. My pet ate something that could be poisonous. Who do I contact? A. Call your veterinarian immediately. If you have packaging for the substance, have it handy, so you can better answer your veterinarian’s questions. Q. My pet has swollen paws. What should I do? A. Swollen paws can occur for a … Continue reading

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How To Break the Flea Infestation Cycle

Fleas are parasites and can easily invade your home.For every flea on your dog or cat, there are probably at least nine more in your home.  Adult fleas lay eggs which hatch into larvae and get everywhere—in carpets, between floorboards, in upholstery and in your pet’s bedding. To stop repeat infestations, you need to break the flea life cycle once and for all. So you might think you’ve accomplished getting rid of fleas, only to find a new generation emerging days to weeks after you’ve started treating your pet. This can be triggered by a change in temperature. To avoid … Continue reading

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Understanding the Best Way to Treat Fleas & Ticks

There is controversy with every kind of flea treatment, we are outlining the facts so you can best understand how each treatment benefits your dog. As you will see, all flea treatments have risks and you need to understand your dog and their reactions.  Also, in several regions of the country, it may appear that a product is ineffective because fleas have actually become resistant to the drug. If your dog is allergic to fleas, it’s best to use a topical treatment to kill adults fleas before they have a chance to bite your dog. Here are the options for … Continue reading

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Tips to Keep Your Dog Safe on Valentine’s Day

People love spoiling their pets on Valentine’s Day. Who can resist a new red sweater or adding a red bow to show their love for their best pal ? Enjoy Valentine’s day with your dog but look out for these hazards: Chocolate is toxic to animals, and if enough is ingested it can create complications. Symptoms from chocolate ingestion include hyperactivity, tremors, racing heartbeat and seizures. Damage to the liver can also occur. It is risky to leave boxes of candy out in your home. As little as four ounces is enough to kill a 10-pound pet. As for flowers, … Continue reading

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Why does my dog bark at the doorbell?

There are several reasons your dog barks when the dog bell rings.  While it might be annoying, particularly when coupled with lunging and jumping, he is trying to alert you and protect you. Here’s why your dog reacts to the doorbell ringing: It’s Exciting and it Interrupts their Activities A ringing doorbell means something new is going to happen. It is a change of the daily routine.  A doorbell ringing interrupts your dog from their activity: eating, playing, sleeping, etc  and the noise of the ringing doorbell was a rude awakening. Whatever the interpretation of the interruption, it is still … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Foods That Are Safe for Dogs

Thanksgiving Foods That Are Safe for Dogs Planning to share your plate with your doggie? Just like you don’t want to eat too much, make sure your dog doesn’t get too much. And watch what you feed him or her. Here are some tips on popular foods: Turkey – It’s okay to give your dog some turkey, but don’t overdo it. You can give him or her a small amount of dark meat and skin, but in general stick to light meat. And stay away from bones. Don’t give your dog wings or drumsticks. The bones can get stuck in … Continue reading

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Seven Tips for Choosing the Right Coupler or Tripler for Your Dog

Walking two dogs is tricky. It’s hard to manage and control two dogs. Add a third dog and it’s even more difficult. Add a fourth? Crazy difficult. Here are the products designed to help you walk multiple dogs: Couplers (also called splitters) are for walking two dogs. Couplers include two small leads with one O-ring that attaches to a leash. Couplers vary by size as the hardware for small dogs is lighter than the hardware for large dogs. Triplers are for walking three dogs. Triplers include three small leads with one O-ring that attaches to a leash. Dual Leashes also … Continue reading

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Why Do Dogs Bark At Cats? | Why Do Dogs Chase Cats?

 Dogs chase cats because, while dog eyes do not have as highly developed color and light sensors as we do, but dog eyes have better developed motion sensors. Because of this, whenever a dog sees something small moving quickly, the dog becomes extremely excited. A dog also will be trying to protect its land, as it sees the cat invading (a dog’s land does not necessarily include only the backyard — it can be half the neighborhood). Dogs are also predators and may view the cat as prey, although dogs rarely eat cats. How to Get your dog used to … Continue reading

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Why Do Dogs Bark At Skateboards?

The sudden movement of skateboards, skaters and bicyclists, trigger a natural chase response in dogs. They  not only move quickly, but they also make loud noises. Your dog could be alarmed and her response is her way of keeping the thing away. Some dogs are excited by the movement of these human-powered vehicles (HPVs), while others are more reactive to skateboards and inline skates because of the sound of the small wheels. This is a very dangerous pastime because dogs can usually move faster than HPVs. Once they catch up to a person on wheels, dogs often nip and bite … Continue reading

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DogeGlow 2014 Lighted Collar Review

KeepDoggieSafe.com is the expert in lighted dog products.  We have been selling lighted collars and leashes since 2006. We only carry products that have passed our customer dog panel tests and that are backed by quality manufacturers.  We are pleased to carry DogeGlow collars and leashes. The Following is our Review for the DogeGlow  2014 Lighted Collars Product Line: DogeGlow Lighted Collars are the classic LED lighted dog collar, but with a twist. They come in a variety of highly fashionable colors and patterns. While we will try to accommodate you if you want to special order a particular pattern, … Continue reading

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