Dog Safety

Labrador retriever running in the grass with DogWatch flags in the background

Fido’s Fitness Regime: How Much Exercise Does Your Dog Need?

All dogs need exercise to promote both mental and physical health. However, most owners aren’t sure if their dogs get the right amount or even how much they need. The amount of exercise your dog requires can vary drastically depending on breed, age, weight, and even pre-existing conditions. A couple of laps in your neighborhood might be sufficient exercise for some four-legged family members, but some dogs require much, much more.

Here’s a run-down of 10 types of dogs and their specific exercise requirements.

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French Bulldogs wearing New Years hats

Happy New Year!: A Celebration Safety Guide For Your Pets

New Year’s Eve means friends, family, celebrations, and fireworks! This festive Holiday is a way to celebrate the year that has passed and look towards the one to come, it can also mean anxiety for your pets.

Here’s how to help your pet to adjust to busy homes and lively celebrations.

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French Bulldog in bat costume

Halloween Costume Safety: How To Keep Your Pet Comfortable During Spooky Season

Jack-o-lanterns, trick-or-treating, decorations, haunted houses, and scary movie marathons. Yes, Halloween is without a doubt one of the most exciting and fun holidays of the year. And, as with everything else, pet owners love to get their four-legged family members in on the festivities. Typically, this means dressing your dog or cat up in a funny, spooky, or cute costume. Before you decide on which costume to dress your pet in, consider these important safety tips!
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Small dog and cat in hotel room with crate and backpack

Be Prepared: How To Make An Emergency To-Go Kit For Your Pet

Our pets count on us for an awful lot, and that includes keeping them safe in situations they may not fully understand. No pet owner wants to think about their pet experiencing the anxiety and uncertainty of an emergency such as a fire or natural disaster. However, it is always best to be prepared in the event one happens.

Preparing an emergency to-go kit for your pet in advance means it’s always on hand in the event you need it, removing the need to gather items quickly when emergencies happen and the possibility of missing or forgetting vital pet care necessities.

Here’s everything you need to create an emergency to-go kit that will help keep your pet safe in any scenario.

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