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Common Household Poisons And Plants To Keep Away From Your Pets

March 2, 2020

It is not uncommon for typical household poisons, including some foods we enjoy as humans, to be common items for our pets. While most people understand the risk of chemicals and cleaning compounds for dogs, they may not realize that there are other household poisons lurking in the home, and these products and plants may…

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How to Protect Your Dog From The Number One Cause Of Pet Injury In The Winter

January 13, 2020

Active dogs and dogs that spend time outdoors all year round have different risks for injuries based on the time of year. Even dogs that are only out for walks during the winter months are still at risk for developing one of the most common types of injuries that vets see at this time of…

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The Best Dog Life Jackets

July 22, 2019

The Best Dog Life Jackets If you are boating on any of the waterways in Maryland, including the Potomac River, Nanticoke River, or the Patapsco River flowing through the Inner Harbor of Baltimore and throughout the Patapsco Valley State Park, wearing a life jacket is an important safety issue for anyone in any type of…

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Boat Safety And Dog Life Jackets

June 10, 2019

Dogs are typically happy to go on any type of adventure that life takes them. Most dogs can be a great boating companion, but it does take some advanced training, some planning, and some safety gear to make sure you have any emergency situations covered before you leave the dock.  Getting your dog comfortable with…

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The Risk Of Ticks

May 7, 2019

Tick bites, including from the three most common species, are on the rise in the United States. This includes reported bites with both humans as well as dogs, and include bits from the blacklegged tick, also known as the deer tick, as well as the dog tick and Lone Star tick. Of these three, the…

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Holiday Dog Safety For The Season

December 11, 2018

Holiday Dog Safety Tips To Help You Navigate the Season The holiday season is fun for people as well as for many of our four-legged friends. When dogs are naturally social and have the temperament to greet everyone with a wagging tail, this is a great time of year. dog safety For timid or shy…

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Halloween Dog Safety Tips

October 23, 2018

Halloween is a fun-filled holiday for both kids and adults, but can be a frightening time for even the most confident dogs. Avoid unnecessary stress and dangers this year by following these 7 easy Halloween dog safety tips:   Halloween treats are for people only! All forms of chocolate — especially baking or dark chocolate —…

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Safety When Walking Your Dog Around Water

May 16, 2018

Tips To Keep Your Pup Safe!  When it comes to dogs and water, there are three basic ways to describe a dog’s reaction. There are the water enthusiasts who run and jump into any body of water. These tend to include the retrievers and many of the working dogs, but many terriers are also water-loving…

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