Top Ten Fourth of July Pet Safety Tips

Like many Americans, you may be planning to have a festive Fourth of July. Along with barbeques and day at the beach, no July holiday celebration would be complete without enjoying the fireworks that celebrate the birth of our nation. Perhaps you are considering staying at home and planning a get-together with friends and family….

What to do if Your Dog Falls Through Ice

You might be thinking about taking Rover on an extra long walk as Fort Collins thaws out from last week’s frigid temperatures, but please, keep him on a leash. For one, it’s the law. But it’s also prime time for thin ice on ponds and other bodies of water as the city rebounds from a bout…

6 Thanksgiving Foods Pets Shouldn’t Have

Thanksgiving is almost here, and that means an abundance of delicious food. However, many food items that people enjoy aren’t healthy for pets to consume. This is important to remember during holiday meals, when dogs and cats beg for table scraps and guests might fall for those cute faces. To ensure your pets remain healthy…

Dog-friendly businesses and activities in Denver

Dog lovers are delighted when they can bring in their pup to a restaurant or jog alongside Spot during a 5K. But how does a pet parent find out where dogs are approved? Darcy Graham launched Woof Along. It’s a site for dog owners to find dog-friendly businesses and activities all over Colorado. There has…

What is the FBI Doing to Crack Down on Animal Cruelty?

In 2016, the Federal Bureau of Investigation will begin collecting data on animal abuse across the country, which will help give activists and researchers a better understanding of how to prevent animal cruelty. “The agency will collect information on reports of animal abuse as well as arrests and convictions,” notes Mary Lou Randour, senior adviser…

Five Signs Your Pet Ingested Ice Melt

From Pets Best, a pet insurance agency for dogs and cats. As the snow and ice begin to blanket the ground, so does the ice melt. While ice melt is important for our safety, it can mean health issues for your dogs and cats. The biggest pet health danger is ingestion of the ice melt…

Christmas Pet Safety Tips

O Christmas Tree, Don’t Hurt My Pet Keeping your furry family members safe during the holidays can be a difficult task. There are the ornaments, plants, presents, lights — oh, and who could forget the Christmas tree (if do you decide to put one up this year)? Let’s take a look at some simple steps…