Dog safety information on DogsBestLife.com includes tips on a variety of topics from cold or hot weather dangers, wild animal dangers, thunderstorms and more.
We also provide suggestions for creating an emergency plan and information about whether puppy kisses are dangerous.
Winter: Prevent dog cold weather dangers by limiting time outside, protecting your pup’s paws and putting your dog in a coat or sweater if necessary.
Holiday: Common holiday dangers include food, parties, decorations, and travel.
Spring: Protect your dog from thunderstorms, wild animals, pests and both landscaping and household toxins.
Thunderstorms: Dogs can perceive subtle changes as the barometric pressure drops before we do and are alerted to approaching storms.
Wild animals: Outdoor dangers for dogs include wild animals that can spread diseases like rabies and leptospirosis, fertilizers, pesticides and poisons meant for rodents.
Summer: Provide your pup with lots of shade and lots of water. Avoid vigorous exercise during the hottest times of the day and protect your pup’s paws from hot cement.
Pet emergency plan: Before disaster strikes, be sure to include your dog in your emergency evacuation plans.
Puppy kisses: Puppy kisses are full of affection, loyalty and about 700 kinds of bacteria. To be safe, limit puppy kisses to your hands or cheek.