Cats

Cat by candle, pet fire safety

Fire Safety: 3 Easy Ways You Can Help Protect Your Pets

Every year, in the United States alone, over 500,000 pets experience house fires, and 40,000 of those pets tragically lose their lives, mostly from complications due to smoke inhalation. In general, pet owners do not like to think about their four-legged family members experiencing an event such as a fire, but they must prepare in the event one happens.

 

Here are THREE easy ways pet owners can help protect their pets from a potential house fire with preparation and prevention.  

Read post »

Photo of two mixed breed dogs by Amanda Vega

Do Dogs Have Best Friends?

Though you may believe that you are your dog’s best friend, they may have canine best friends as well.

Like many mammals, dogs evolved as pack animals, most likely to increase their likelihood of survival. However, that does not mean they do not also form social bonds. You may notice your pet has preferred playmates. They may be less aggressive towards these dogs or more tolerant of their presence. Several factors contribute to this preference, such as playstyle, energy level, and temperament.

Here are a few ways to figure out who your dog’s best four-legged friend is:

Read post »

collage of customer photos

Our Customers Share Their Uplifting Quarantine Pet Stories

We love that our work allows us to spend our days with delightful pets of all shapes and sizes. Now that many of us are working from home and adhering to social distancing guidelines, our own furry companions’ joyful, calming presence is more important than ever.

We asked our DogWatch Dealers and their customers for stories about how their pets are lifting their spirits and helping them stay positive during the COVID-19 quarantine. Check ’em out below, and share your own pets’ photos on Facebook or Instagram with the hashtag #DogWatchPets! Read post »

A Decade of Dogs

The Top Dog Stories of the Decade

The decade is almost over, and DogTails wants to review it the way we know best – A Decade of Dogs! Below are some of the most memorable dog (and cat!) stories from 2010 through 2019. Enjoy, and a Happy New Year to hound and human alike. Here’s to a great 2020! Read post »