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DogWatch Halloween Photo Contest 2020

DogWatch 2020 Halloween Photo Contest – ENTER TODAY!

Calling all spooky pets and pet parents – The DogWatch 2020 Halloween Photo Contest is here! Starting today, share a photo of your dog in his or her costume in the comments on the post on our Facebook page or via Instagram using the hashtag #DogWatchHalloween. Cats and other pet photos are welcome too. Please also include your pet’s name and breed. On Halloween day, we’ll announce the winners!

For the first place winner, we’ll make a $500 donation in your name to the pet charity of your choice, plus you will receive either a gift basket filled with $75 worth of dog treats, toys and goodies OR your choice of a DogWatch Training Product. It’s a win-win!

Selected runners-ups will also receive prizes and have their photos shared on our blog and social media, so stay tuned.

The contest ends at 11:59PM EST on Thursday, October 29, 2020. Winners will be announced on Saturday, October 31, 2020 on our Facebook page and right here on DogTails. Check out last year’s submissions for inspiration. We look forward to seeing your dogs in their Halloween finery!

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Two Leonbergers in the back of an SUV

How to Create a Pet Emergency Kit

September is National Preparedness Month, which encourages people to take steps to prepare for emergencies. Pet safety is an important part of DogWatch’s mission, so we’re spreading the word!

One important thing you can do today is to create a pet emergency kit that you can quickly grab in the event of an evacuation or other emergency. Here’s a list of items to include in your kit, per this guide from the ASPCARead post »

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10 Homemade Dog Treat Recipes Featuring Fresh Fall Ingredients

Want to pamper your pup with homemade recipes that will make him or her smile? The DogWatch team browsed some of our favorite blogs and found some yummy dog treat recipes for you to try at home. Check out these delicious, dog-friendly recipes featuring fresh fall ingredients: pumpkin, butternut and acorn squash, sweet potatoes and apples! Read post »

Australian Shepherd puppy looks out the window

Dogs Can Get the Back To School Blues, Too!

It’s that time of year most kids dread − Back to School. The end of summer means less time to play outside with friends, and more time devoted to classes and homework. That’s enough to put most kids in a bit a funk, but did you know the family dog might also share their pain?

That’s right, dogs can suffer from the Back to School blues, too. Check out these tips to help your dog manage the transition from summer vacation to a new school year. By following this prescribed “homework,” you can help banish these blues soon and restore your dog to a happy state.

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