Blog Posts - Pet Safety



How to Make Flea and Tick Spray for Pets

In my opinion, a homemade flea and tick spray should be used in addition to a prescription preventive. Not in place of. You cannot be too careful when it comes to fleas and ticks. The severity of the threat also depends on where you live. Here in Ill...
by Sweep Tight on Sep 2, 2016

Dog Flea and Tick Control – What to Ask Your Vet #12Bravecto

This post is sponsored by BRAVECTO® (Fluralaner) and the BlogPaws® Pet Influencer Network™. I am being compensated to help share information about BRAVECTO. But we only share information we feel is relevant to our readers. Neither Intervet Inc.,...
by Sweep Tight on Aug 19, 2016

Flea Problems in the House – Creep Factor Level 10 #12Bravecto

Thinking about flea problems in the house gives me the serious heebie-jeebies. But, you know what? We should overthink fleas. It's better to freak yourself out over the idea of fleas in the house than to deal with an issue once it happens. If you thi...
by Sweep Tight on Jul 27, 2016

Flea Problems in the House – Creep Factor Level 10 #12Bravecto

Thinking about flea problems in the house gives me the serious heebie-jeebies. But, you know what? We should overthink fleas. It's better to freak yourself out over the idea of fleas in the house than to deal with an issue once it happens. If you thi...
by Sweep Tight on Jul 27, 2016

Hot News: Keeping Huskies Cool and Hydrated When Temperatures Rise

Keeping Cool in the Pool!Baby, it's hot outside! Many areas of the country are seeing extreme heat conditions this summer, and weather forecasters are predicting dangerously high heat indexes of 101 to even possibly 107℉ spreading from the central...
by FiveSibes on Jul 22, 2016

Have Dog, Will Travel: 10 Tips For Safe Road Trips

 Are you planning a road trip with your pets? If so, are you prepared to do all you can to insure their comfort and protect them? Read on for some helpful tips, innovative hacks and available products to aid you in providing a safe journey for both...
by PetsLady.com on Jul 15, 2016

Busiest Day For Animal Shelters Across The Nation July 5

Sadly, each year hundreds of pets end up in the pound between July 4-5 as a result of being spooked by fireworks, leaving the 5th the busiest day for animal shelters across America. Read about some of the things you can do to alleviate that burden an...
by PetsLady.com on Jul 8, 2016

Busiest Day For Animal Shelters Across The Nation, July 5

Sadly, each year hundreds of pets end up in the pound between July 4-5 as a result of being spooked by fireworks, leaving the 5th the busiest day for animal shelters across America. Read about some of the things you can do to alleviate that burden an...
by PetsLady.com on Jul 8, 2016

Happy Birthday, America!

We hope all our fellow Americans are having a great Fourth of July holiday! Harley is all decked out in her patriotic sunglasses, ready for some pool time! Be sure to tune in to my Summer edition of "The Sibe Vibe" on Dog Works Radio (and on iTunes u...
by FiveSibes on Jul 4, 2016

#FiveSibes Fourth of July Safety Tips & ASPCA Celebrates "ID Your Pet Day" With an #IDsPlease Summer #Giveaway!

Today is July 1st - the ASPCA's "ID Your Pet Day" and we are joining in their "ID's, Please!" to help raise awareness about the importance of tagging pets with a personalized ID with the pet's current information, as well as having pets microchip...
by FiveSibes on Jul 1, 2016

5 Easy Ways To Create Instant Shade For Your Dogs This Summer

Do you have enough shade in your backyard? Doghouses, while great for keeping out rain and cold, can heat up quickly in summer. Check out these amazing dog lanais that are portable and affordable for keeping your dog cool and shaded this summer. #pet...
by PetsLady.com on Jun 28, 2016

Temporary 'Catios' Make Excellent Mobile Pet Enclosures

What's a catio? It's a cat patio, of course. Not everyone is comfortable with allowing their cats and other small pets outdoors. Mobile pet enclosures are a great solution for the dilemma of keeping your pets in. Find out about all the choices you ha...
by PetsLady.com on Jun 25, 2016

Fourth Of July Pet Safety Tips

A dog will teach you, unconditional love. If you can have that in your life, things won't be too bad.By Robert Wagner  In the same way as other Americans, you might plan to have a happy Fourth of July. Alongside grills and day at the shoreline,...
by fourth of july on Jun 23, 2016

Training For The Purina Incredible Dog Challenge: Is Your Dog An Athlete?

Have you ever thought your dog could compete in canine athletic events where they run, jump and dive? The competitions aren't just for herding dogs and breeds in the working class. Small dogs take part in them, too. Find out just how easy it is to ge...
by PetsLady.com on Jun 21, 2016

Chewable Flea and Tick 12 Week Protection is Here #12Bravecto

Chewable flea and tick prevention for dogs is a reality. We all know how important it is to give our furry buds their monthly preventative meds. Mine are going to be absolutely thrilled to add on another chewable. This post is sponsored by Bravecto®...
by Sweep Tight on Jun 15, 2016

Gorillas In Our Midst, From Fiction To Reality

Last year Richard Fairgray and Terry Jones published an illustrated children’s book titled, “Gorillas In Our Midst.” It’s a tale that's sure to become a classic with all age groups, but especially with our little ones. In stark reality, cur...
by PetsLady.com on Jun 4, 2016

12 Hot Weather Safety Tips For Your Pets

Protecting your pet against  the elements of Mother Nature is always important, but keeping your pet cool and safe during the warmer months of the year requires special consideration. Read on for 12 helpful tips and how tos for keeping your pets saf...
by PetsLady.com on Jun 2, 2016

Teaching Your Dog To Come When You Call

While all the basic commands are important, out of sit, stay, lie down, and come here, come is probably the most important. Without the ability to control your dog, he or she could be injured or killed or they might hurt somebody, resulting in your...
by PetsLady.com on Jun 1, 2016

askPETMD App Making It Easier For Pet Owners To Recognize Emergencies

Have you ever worried whether or not your pet needs urgent care but you’re wondering if you’re over reacting and don’t want to appear foolish at the vet’s? If you have, you’re not alone. Now, there's an app from PetMD called askPETMD that...
by PetsLady.com on May 30, 2016

No Kill Reptile Sanctuary In Phoenix Accepts Surrendered Pets

When bringing home an exotic animal to keep as a pet, it's important to know what you're getting into. Not all of them are low maintenance. Many people learn this the hard way, especially with reptiles. The worst thing you can do is dump them outside...
by PetsLady.com on May 29, 2016


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