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Where to go During Emergencies

Jun 15, 2020   Tracey Aston   Pet Safety

We'd all like to believe emergency and disasters won't happen to us and in a perfect world, they wouldn't but we all know that's not the…  Read More »

Who to Call for Animal Related Emergencies

Mar 30, 2020   Tracey Aston   Pet Safety

Animal lovers are always the first to want to help and are more than willing to jump…  Read More »

Emergency Evacuation Plans for Pets

Feb 27, 2020   Tracey Aston   Pet Safety

Emergencies come out of nowhere and while no one ever thinks they will happen to them, unfortunately, there is always the risk for all of us.…  Read More »

Dangers of the Holiday Season

Dec 12, 2019   Tracey Aston   Pet Safety

The holidays have an energy and excitement all their own! As pet parents, we want our furry family members included in the celebrations, and with a…  Read More »

How to Find a Reputable Rescue

Dec 9, 2019   Tracey Aston   Pet Safety

After much consideration you've decided to add a new furry member to your family and have made…  Read More »

Making Your Home Senior Pet Friendly

Nov 7, 2019   Tracey Aston   Pet Safety

By the time your beloved pet reaches their senior years, they have most likely shared a home with you for close to a decade…  Read More »

Dog Walking Laws and Safety

Oct 7, 2019   Tracey Aston   Pet Safety

Walking with our favorite furry friends can be great exercise and stress relief for pet parents and provides physical and mental benefits for our…  Read More »

What You Need to Know About PA's Weather Laws

Jul 29, 2019   Tracey Aston   Pet Safety

On June 29 2017, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf signed “Libre's Law.” The law, named after…  Read More »

The Dangers of Unattended Pets

Jul 25, 2019   Tracey Aston   Pet Safety

Every year, thousands of pets are stolen to either be sold to laboratories, for fighting rings as fighters or bait dogs, for ransom to…  Read More »

Pets and Water Safety

Jul 22, 2019   Tracey Aston   Pet Safety

Many dogs enjoy the playing in the water and summer time is the perfect time for swimming and enjoying the water. Not only is…  Read More »

Heat Related Dangers for Pets

Jul 18, 2019   Tracey Aston   Pet Safety

Imagine sitting outside in 80+ degree weather with a full coat on.  Now imagine you're running around chasing a ball or playing a game…  Read More »

How to Help Protect a Pet From Getting Lost

Jul 11, 2019   Tracey Aston   Pet Safety

It's a pet parent's worst nightmare - one minute your pet is there, the next,…  Read More »

Traveling with a Cat

Jun 20, 2019   Tracey Aston   Pet Safety

Whether going on a vacation, moving or a simple trip to your veterinarian to make sure your cat is in good health, there are times…  Read More »

Kids and Pets

May 13, 2019   Tracey Aston   Pet Safety

A family expecting a baby is one of the main reasons pets are rehomed but this doesn't have to be the case.  To increase…  Read More »

Age Appropriate Pet Responsibilities

May 9, 2019   Tracey Aston   Pet Safety

 Not only is the family pet a great first friend for children, pets can be a great way to teach children age appropriate pet…  Read More »

How to Safely Approach a Dog

May 6, 2019   Tracey Aston   Pet Safety

Who doesn't love a cute dog? Those puppy eyes and soft fur and unconditional love are only…  Read More »

Bite Prevention for Children

May 2, 2019   Tracey Aston   Pet Safety

As of March 2017, a total of 89.7 million dogs were estimated to live in U.S. households as pets. It's not hard to see…  Read More »

Build Your Own Pet First Aid Kit

Apr 29, 2019   Tracey Aston   Pet Safety

Accidents are an unfortunate fact of life. If we could control them, they wouldn't be accidents.  As…  Read More »

Pet Suffocation Risks

Apr 22, 2019   Tracey Aston   Pet Safety

Looking around the home, there are many items that may seem innocuous but can actually pose a potentially fatal risk to pets.  The most…  Read More »

Poisonous Items To Pets

Apr 18, 2019   Tracey Aston   Pet Safety

As much as we try to protect our pets, many pet parents don't realize the dangers hidden in plain sight all around them. Those…  Read More »

Pet Choking Hazards and the Heimlich Maneuver

Apr 8, 2019   Tracey Aston   Pet Safety

I don't have to tell you, our pets are curious beings. They can also be overly…  Read More »

Cuts, Abrasions and Lacerations

Apr 4, 2019   Tracey Aston   Pet Safety

A romp through the park.  A splash in the pond.  Rambunctiously playing with friends. Or even a simple case of the zoomies. What do all of these things…  Read More »

Safely Traveling in a Vehicle with Pets

Jan 10, 2019   Tracey Aston   Pet Safety

We've all seen it – you're driving along and the next thing you know, the car in…  Read More »

Emergency Planning, Pet Trusts and Wills

Nov 26, 2018   Tracey Aston   Pet Safety

Since our beloved fur babies unfortunately live much shorter lives than we do, often we don't think about the consequences of them outliving us.…  Read More »

Pet First Aid and Emergency Techniques

Nov 21, 2018   Tracey Aston   Pet Safety

As pet parents, we always want to keep our furbabies in the best health possible. There are…  Read More »

Found Pet

Oct 15, 2018   Tracey Aston   Pet Safety

As a pet parent, you know too well the fear of a pet getting away from you, so when you see a pet out running,…  Read More »

Lost Pet

Oct 10, 2018   Tracey Aston   Pet Safety

As a pet parent, it's your worst fear – your precious fur baby is lost! The moment you realize your beloved pet is lost,…  Read More »

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