Halloween Safety Tips

Like many holidays, Halloween is great fun for humans but can be stressful and even dangerous for your dogs. Combine strange costumes, pranksters, and lots of chocolate candy and you have a potentially frightening situation for your furry friends. Here are some tips for keeping your dog safe this Halloween. Consider a pet-friendly Halloween event. […]

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Doggie Swim No-Nos

A few years ago, I took one of the DDL Product Testers (Chewy) to two doggie swim days, and we had a great time. But I saw a lot of room for improvement, so I thought I’d create a follow up to my previous post, 7 Tips for End-of-Summer Dog Swim Days. Here are 7 […]

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7 Tips for Dog Swim Days

For many school-aged children, summer is officially over.  As kids head back to the classrooms, canines are perking up for their yearly end-of-summer trip to a place that is usually off limits – a local public swimming pool or water park. Many cities in the DFW area are hosting Dog Swim Days to allow dogs […]

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Heatstroke Prevention

It’s common knowledge that Texas summers (and springs and falls and sometimes winters, for that matter) are hot. But it’s not common knowledge that our dogs are way more susceptible to heat-related illness than we are. Check out the tips below for ways to avoid heatstroke, signs of heatstroke, and what to do if your […]

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5 Springtime Safety Tips for Dog Parents

Spring is here! Winter is officially over, and the spring (aka allergy) season is already underway. Along with the nicer weather and abundance of patio dining that we can look forward to in the weeks ahead, there are some other conditions that we as dog owners need to prepare for as well. Here are 5 tips to […]

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Pet Safety Tips for Memorial Day

This weekend will be full of pool parties, lakes, cookouts, and road trips, so here are a few tips to help keep your four-legged friends safe this holiday. Do not leave your dogs unattended in a parked car. Not only is the heat inside a parked car deadly, but you risk the chance that someone will […]

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Fall Festing With Fido

Cool temperatures and fun holidays make the fall a great time for dog-friendly festivals! Here are some tips to make sure you and your pet have a safe and enjoyable time. 1. Know your dog. Do not bring out a highly fearful or reactive dog to a huge event. Big crowds can be overwhelming for […]

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