Category: Dog Safety

Tips for Hiking with Your Dog

Father, son and their dog walking in a summer forest

Summer is in full swing, meaning more daylight and time spent enjoying the beautiful weather. Hiking is a great summer activity for you and your dog to get some exercise and bond with each other in nature. Here are a few tips for a safe and enjoyable hike with your furry friend! Keep Your Dog… Read more »

Hot Weather Safety Tips for Your Dog

Labradoodle staying cool in the water during hot weather

With summer coming in hot, we will inevitably spend more time outdoors with our furry friends. The hottest months of the year can be uncomfortable and even dangerous for dogs. To prevent your pet from overheating, you must take extra precautions for their safety.  Here are a few hot weather safety tips for your dog… Read more »

Protecting Your Dog During the Winter Months

Dog in Snow

With winter fast approaching it’s important to have as much information as possible to have your furry friend protected from the cold. Since they will still need time for play and outdoor activities, you’ll need to ensure they are kept warm enough when they are outside, are properly dried when they come indoors and more…. Read more »

Benefits of Titers Over Annual Vaccines

Titer Test for Dogs

In recent years, titers have become a popular tool for veterinarians to measure antibodies when deciding whether a dog should be vaccinated.   A titer, or antibody titer, is a test that measures the concentration of antibodies in the blood of the animal. This test repeatedly dilutes a blood sample and exposes the dilutions to… Read more »