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Are Essential Oils Safe for Dogs?

Dana Nicole Dog Safety

Essential oils have exploded in popularity over the last couple of years. But when it comes to using essential oils with my dog, I did a bit (ok, I did A LOT) of research into oils because I wanted to make sure that anything I might potentially introduce into my home would be safe for all members of my family, …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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CBD Oil For Dogs

Dana Nicole Dog Safety

With the legalization of medical and recreational marijuana, CBD (cannabidiol) oil has become a hot topic, including CBD oil for dogs. 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 it safe to use on our beloved pets? What is Cannabis …

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Tips for Traveling With Your Dog By Car

Dana Nicole Road Trips, Dog Safety

This post contains affiliate links. When you click on a link within this post and make a purchase, I will earn a commission. This is at no additional cost to you. 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 …

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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 …