Are Essential Oils Safe for Dogs?

Dana Nicole Dog Safety

Essential oils have exploded in popularity over the last couple of years. Touted as being a natural replacement to some types of medication, aromatherapy and household cleaners, people have begun using essential oils in an effort to reduce the amount of chemical products they use. And while essential oils are safe for humans to use, are essential oils safe for …

5 Dog Foods to Avoid for a Healthier Dog

Jeremy Hood Dog Safety

While you might think your dog is able to enjoy a lot of different foods, there are lots of dog foods to avoid if you want to keep your dog healthy. All dog owners know how important it is to keep a dog happy and healthy as they don’t just consider it to be a pet but a member of …

8 Tips for Your Roadtrip With Your Senior Dog

Clara Lou Road Trips, Dog Safety

Imagine how your body stiffens after a long drive across the Interstate. Your dog is no exception and he too gets exhausted and weary during the journey. Especially adversities multiply for the senior dogs. Travelling with an ageing senior canine is equivalent to travelling with a 90-year-old human. A dog year is 7 human years on an average (large dog …

What to Do When You Can’t Bring Your Dog Travelling

Melanie Varey Dog Safety

This guest post from Melanie Varey details her experience in finding care for her two Whippets when her and her husband are unable to take them with them on vacation! Sometimes, as much as you like, you just can’t bring your dog with you travelling. As first-time dog owners with our whippet puppy some 7 years ago now, we had …

Snub nosed dog travelling

Travel Tips for Brachycephalic Dog Breeds

Danielle Moraviec Dog Safety

Travelling with a dog can be one of the best bonding experiences, and if you have a brachycephalic dog breed this is no exception.  When travelling with a brachy breed, however, there are some extra considerations to think about to ensure your trip goes smoothly.  Brachy breeds require extra care and attention in comparison to other dog breeds largely due …

CBD Oil For Dogs

Dana Nicole Dog Safety

Because the legalization of medical and recreational marijuana is becoming increasingly popular for people everywhere in the country and the rest of the world, CBD (cannabidiol) oil has become a hot topic. Holistic veterinarians and some pet owners have advocated the use of CBD oil for the treatment of various diseases in dogs. But does it really work and is …

Tips for Traveling With Your Dog By Car

Dana Nicole Road Trips, Dog Safety

This post contains affiliate links meaning we will receive a small commission if you choose to purchase the products listed. The prices are not inflated to compensate for our commission! Travelling with a dog in the car can be quite a challenge for some. Not all dogs sit quietly and calmly! Some of our four-legged friends get car sick and …

Tips for Keeping Your Dog Calm and Safe During Fireworks

Dana Nicole Dog Safety

Keeping your dog calm and stress-free during holidays with lots of fireworks (such as the Fourth of July, New Year’s Eve and other big celebrations) can be stressful if you aren’t sure what to do for your furry-friend! When we lived in Denmark for two years, the celebration on New Year’s Eve was unlike anything I’ve ever seen! Fireworks become …