I used to mostly share these tips during the 4th of July Holiday, but since fireworks are now sold in many places during December for the New Years celebration, I thought, I share these tips for keeping your pet calm and safe during fireworks now.
For many pets the loud noises and the smell of fireworks are very frightening and statistically there is a 30% increase in lost pets during this time of year. Even pets that usually won't run from your home or yard can get so panicked that they may run away.
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We love our dogs and take them with us wherever we go, whenever possible. I am always looking for more dog-friendly adventures, so you can imagine my excitement, when I saw some pictures of Melissa rock-climbing with her dog, Hero. I just had to find out more about them!
Melissa embodies the term "if I can't bring my dog, I'm not going." She has found dog-friendly activities that are not only unique but also challenging. Melissa horseback rides, paddle boards and rock-climbs with her dog and both participate in dog events like dog survivals and canicross.
Read more about these unique activities........
We just got some snow in the high country of Arizona and many valley residents are eager to take a day trip to go for a winter hike in the snow. If you like us, this will mean bringing your dogs.
I thought this may be a good time to offer up a few winter travel tips for dog owners. These are mostly related to taking your dogs out during cold winter weather and are meant to help those who will travel into areas with snow and ice.