Rattlesnake Bite Prevention

PawsitivePawsBehavior, Canine Medical, Health, Pet Safety

Rattlesnake Bite Prevention Rattlesnake season peaks in the hot summer months, but in San Diego, the season often starts in the Spring. A rattlesnake bite can be life threatening to dogs of all sizes, but with a few preventative measures, you can reduce your dog’s risk of being bitten. Get your dog the rattlesnake vaccination: Although the vaccination will not … Read More

Halloween Safety Tips

PawsitivePawsHealth, Pet Safety

Halloween Safety Tips Halloween can be a fun and spooktacular time for us humans, but is often a very scary and unsafe evening for our dogs.  Here are a few Halloween Safety Tips to keep your dog healthy and safe: Keep Candy Out of Reach:  Chocolate, gum and xylito (a sweetener in some gum and candy) are toxic to dogs … Read More

Keep Your Dog Healthy and Safe on Hot Days

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Keep Your Dog Healthy and Safe on Hot Days – Safety Tip of the Month Summer is a great time for trips to the beach, pool parties, play-dates, and evening walks at the park.  However, the heat the summer brings can be dangerous for our dogs, causing illness, injuries and even death.  Here are some summer tips to keep your … Read More

July 4th Safety Tips

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July 4th Safety Tips More dogs get lost on July 4th than any other day of the year. Fireworks can be very scary for dogs and may cause them to hide or even escape from the house or yard. Here are some July 4th safety tips to help your dog stay safe this year: Keep your dog indoors and create … Read More