Memorial Day Weekend Dog Safety Tips

Memorial Day Weekend is a time for thanking veterans and paying tribute to those who have served our country. It is also a time to celebrate the arrival of the summer season with gatherings, cookouts, and other warm-weather activities. Here is how to keep your dog safe during this weekend’s festivities.

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How to successfully navigate year two with your “Pandemic Puppy”

The COVID-19 pandemic saw a pet ownership boom in 2020, with many owners becoming first-time pet parents. As vaccines are rolling out and restrictions are lifting, many new owners have begun to reconsider their decision.

According to a recent survey from Merck Animal Health, 73% of people who became first-time dog owners during the pandemic are now thinking about rehoming their pets. 58% of these owners say they wish taking care of their pet’s health didn’t take so much time, 33% were surprised how much it costs to care for a pet, and 25% claim they don’t have enough information to care for their dog.

Here’s a guide to help you successfully navigate year two and beyond of pet ownership and avoid rehoming your four-legged family member.

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7 Benefits of Adopting a Rescue Dog

It’s National Rescue Dog Day! Three million adoptable dogs enter shelters across the United States each year, making overpopulation a real problem. These pets are patiently waiting to meet their new families and receive a second chance at life! Opening your home to a rescue dog comes with several benefits, some you may have never even considered. Read post »

How to Identify, Get Rid of, and Prevent Ticks on Your Dog.

Ticks can be an unavoidable part of the spring and summer months for many dogs and their owners. The staff at DogWatch Hidden Fences has a lot of experience with ticks, both from our customers and our own dogs. Here is how you can safely identify and remove them, avoid them in the future, and keep you and your pup safe. Read post »