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Summer BBQs and Pet Safety

Summer’s here and that means more time spent outdoors and barbecues! This also means that our pets will be spending time outdoors with us, and there are a few safety precautions we need to consider when bringing pets along to

Heat Threatens Overweight and Over-furry Pets

As some of us (though not us here in Seattle, sigh) welcome the sun and the heat that accompanies summertime, we begin to think about our pets’ safety in the heat. Though we should all take the appropriate precautions for

A Fido-Friendly Fourth of July

Fourth of July is coming up and the big, bad, booming sounds of fireworks are inevitable. What may be beautiful and awesome to us– is loud and scary to our pets. Be sure to make your pets feel calm and

Dogs and Chewing Gum – Warning

Is your dog or cat the “garbage chute” kind that will eat just about anything? Take caution and reconsider what your pet is getting into as many foods that are safe for humans can be poisonous to pets. One of

Pet-Proof Your Home for New Puppies and Kittens

As grown humans, we have enough common sense not to chew on electrical cords or climb up to high surfaces from which we could easily fall. However, pets don’t think this way so it’s important to puppy- or kitten-proof your