Hazards and Poisons
From glass ornaments to holiday baking, this time of year presents seasonal dangers to dogs. Here’s how to keep your home safe for dogs during the holidays.
Ladybugs in a dog’s mouth? Yes, bugs embed in dogs’ mouths but they’re likely not ladybugs. Get the facts about Asian lady beetles in a dog’s mouth.
We don’t think pets should live outdoors any time of the year, but it can be especially heartbreaking and dangerous in the winter. Here’s what you can do to help.
The study, published in “Science of the Total Environment,” also found that a canned dog food it included that claimed to be BPA-free was actually not.
When a holiday brings with it fireworks, my rescue dog Grant turns into a quivering, terrified mess. I’m all for silent fireworks and wish we used them in our area.
Sileo, aka dexmedetomidine, has a low risk of complications, but those complications are serious. I’m not yet ready to prescribe it for at-home use.
The Arizona Cardinals free safety sits in a car until it reaches 120 degrees F., demonstrating the health dangers for dogs left in the same situation.
In Tennessee, a new law allows a bystander to break into a car to save a dog or other pet from life-threatening heat. Let’s hope this spreads to more states!
When an Alabama police officer left his K-9 partner in their cruiser, the county initially wasn’t going to press charges for the dog’s death. Now a grand jury will decide.
After a Ford dealership offered to fix the window for free, the owner of the car and the dog dropped criminal trespass charges against Michael Hammons.