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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Niteize Lighted Dog 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.  Niteize is the manufacturer whose products we have been carrying for the longest time. The Following is our Review for the Niteize NiteDawg Glow Collars 2014 Product Line: Niteize Lighted Collars are the classic dog lighted collars.  The collar is a softer glow and not as bright as other lighted dog collars but it is definitely visible.  These are the best collars for … Continue reading

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Pup Protector LED Dog 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 Pup Protector Lighted Dog Collars and Leashes. Following is our Review for the Pup Protector 2014 Product Line: Pup Protector Lighted Collars are the top of line in LED dog collars.  The material is top quality, soft black nylon with reflective stitching. The hardware is top quality with a buckle instead of a snap and a D ring … Continue reading

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Nite Beam Lighted Dog 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 Nitebeam collars and leashes. The Following is our Review for the Nitebeam  2014 Lighted Collars Product Line:     Nite Beam Lighted Collars are the classic LED lighted dog collar.  The company is impassioned about creating and maintaining high standards for colors and performance. The collars use colored LED lights encased inside a soft, nylon fabric.  The LED … Continue reading

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We will miss you Joan Rivers – Fellow Dog Lover

Joan Rivers was so many wonderful things.  But the one thing she really loved was her dogs.  Joan was a pioneer for so many woman comics: Ellen Degeneres, Rosie O’ Donnel, Paula Poundstone.  Besides being comedians all of these women also are love their dogs. It’s quite simple, their dogs laugh at all of their jokes, never heckle and are always glad to see them. We reach out to Joan River’s family but rest assured, she is sleeping soundly with her best friends. RIP with lots of licks and kisses.    

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Five Reasons Dogs Are Man’s | Woman’s Best Friend

Let’s start with the basics.  We choose our dogs like we choose our friends, they connect with us on an emotional level.  There are so many stories of people going to the shelter to find their new best friend, and it was an instant connection.  It was the lilt of the dog’s head, the wag of their tail, or in our case with Wrigley (just one look). So now that you are home learning about each other… here’s the reasons why you two are bonded at the heart.  FYI: As I’m writing this article, Wrigley is on my lap editing. … Continue reading

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10 Pet Charities Worth Helping

10 Pet Charities Worth Helping With so many cat and dog charities to choose from, it can be hard to know where to send your hard-earned cash. At KeepDoggieSafe.com, we donate monthly to a charity and do special outreach whenever there is a disaster. We’ve rounded up some great organizations that will put your donation – no matter how big or small – to good use. 1. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty of Animals (ASPCA) The ASPCA, a nation-wide not-for-profit organization, is the oldest humane society in North America and is still one of the largest. The … Continue reading

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It only takes a second …

As I’m writing this heartfelt blog, I’m reflecting upon  several dog stories we have experienced in this last month.  Here’s the lessons to learn to continue to protect your best friend and your neighbors. This will take you 30 seconds to read and the lesson is to think about that ONE SECOND that YOU DON’T EXPECT that could change your life forever. SCENARIO #1 – Your Dog is outside in your  yard or by your garage with you You love having your dog outside with you, your dog sits by your garage door and loves watching the activities on your … Continue reading

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