Archives for Pet Safety

Any Dog Can Bite: National Dog Bite Prevention Week

Each year, more than 4.5 million people are bit by dogs- most of which are children.  Understanding why a dog bites and how to recognize risky situations are important ways to ensure your safety around all dogs and the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has some great tips to keep you safe.
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On The Road Again….Keeping Your Pets Safe on Car Rides While Fending Off Motion Sickness

The holidays are right around the corner and for many of us here in Chicago, this time of year means piling into the car and traveling to see family.  But just as we buckle up the kids and make sure they’re safe (and occupied!) for the trip, we need to do the same with our furry family members.  We’ve got some tips on ways to help prevent motion sickness for our pets while keeping them safe and secure.
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Fluffy, It’s Cold Outside!

It’s official- winter has arrived here in Chicago and Jack Frost is settling in for a long stay.  Whether you welcome the drop in temperatures or yearn for the balmy days of summer, one thing is for sure- bundling up and staying warm is imperative!  And that includes keeping our furry friends warm and safe this season.  
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