Archive | Pet Safety

National Hurricane Preparedness Week (May 24th – 30th)

The Hurricane season officially begins June 1st in Florida. When you check supplies, prepare for the worst; and when making preliminary evacuation plans, don’t forget your pets. Disaster planning is a necessary precaution when living in Florida, and if a hurricane is heading towards you, and you are not safe in your house, then your […]

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Poison Prevention Week

SPOT THE PET POISONS IN YOUR HOME Pet-proofing your home is one of the first steps in keeping your pets happy and healthy. There are common household and yard items that can harm your pet if swallowed and each year, many dogs and cats suffer from accidental ingestion of these substances. Follow this guide to […]

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National Check the Chip Day

Follow the link below to view a brief video explaining why you should consider microchipping your pet: https://youtu.be/n0kySDFlxlQ Pet owners, please take advantage of this reminder:  1) Make an appointment with your veterinarian for microchipping if your pet isn’t already microchipped (then make sure that your pet’s chip is immediately registered). 2) Check your already-microchipped […]

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Pet Fire Safety Day

To help reduce the estimated 500,000 pets affected by home fires each year, the American Kennel Club and ADT Security Services launched the inaugural “National Pet Fire Safety Day” In 2010. This nationwide awareness day educates pet owners about potential risks when pets are left home alone and provides them with proven prevention measures to […]

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