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Pet Warnings And Dangers

Are you prepared to save your dog's life if he were involved in an accident or became incapacitated due to some other type of health problem or sudden emergency? Here are some of the most common situations that could result in you having to perform CPR on your dog. Plus, see how to do dog CPR.

If you've got a dog, then you NEED a pet first aid kit. You don't have to buy one though. You can make your own! Here's what should go in a first aid kit for your dog.

It's important to keep your dog's health and safety high in the forefront, so summertime will be a fun time, rather than a tragic time for your dog. Following are some things to watch out for this summer, in order to make sure that your dog is around to enjoy many long hot summers for years to come.

My dog ate river stones and 2 of them got stuck in his intestines! He survived the operation, and my wallet survived the $1000 bill. Here's what you should do if you think your dog ate some rocks, stones, or pebbles.

While our human bodies over time can build up a tolerance to nicotine, dogs don't have that ability. Even if a dog eats as few as one or two cigarette butts, it can kill them. I've heard some people claim that cigarette butts are not harmful to dogs, but I've seen nicotine poisoning of a dog firsthand -- and it's not pretty!

Whenever we're preparing for a really bad storm, I make a point to gather the dog's necessities, in addition to our own. Even if you're not officially evacuating, you never know when you when you might need to seek shelter somewhere else at the last minute. Or, you may even have to stay in a public shelter temporarily if the storm wreaks havoc on your entire neighborhood. Here's what to pack for your dog.

You've dog proofed your house, so your dog will be safe INDOORS. Next it's time to dog proof your yard, so your dog will be safe OUTSIDE too. Here's how

While invisible fences solve many problems for dog owners, there is a question as to whether or not electric fences are right for dogs. Before you buy an invisible dog fence, consider these downsides to invisible fences.

If you drive with your dog unrestrained in your car (which means the dog has the freedom to roam from your lap... to the back seat... front seat... and from window to window) and you live in California, then you may be breaking the law soon. I have to say, as much as I have been guilty of doing this in the past, I think driving with lapdogs should be outlawed... and in all states. Here's the scoop about the new lapdog law regarding drivers with unrestrained dogs in the vehicle...