Category: Dog Safety Tips

Spring Health Tips for Dog Owners in Upstate New York!

With April heralding the approach of warmer days ahead, you might be feeling eager to stow your winter gear and hit the grass with your furry friend in tow. Or perhaps you’re looking to celebrate spring with a bit of sprucing up around the home. Whatever your goals for the changing seasons, check out these […]

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Tips for Hiking with Your Dog in Cold Weather

There’s nothing better than enjoying a stroll through nature with your best furry friend in tow. And with four beautiful seasons to experience here in Upstate New York, there’s no reason why the fun should stop come wintertime. With our winter tips, you’ll be fully equipped for your next outing, so you can spend less […]

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Pet Tech: Get Trained in Pet First Aid and CPR

by Jennifer McDonald Recently, I completed my re-certification at the Pet Tech PetSaver CPR & First Aid class at Milton Manor Pet Spa & Resort. Pet Tech is the first international training center dedicated to CPR, First Aid & Care for dogs and cats. Twyla and Cassi, our class instructors did an amazing job of […]

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Tips for Owning a Dog in An Apartment

Owning a dog is one of the most rewarding and enjoyable experiences in life. Ask any dog owner and they will tell you there are few relationships more rewarding than the bond you share with your beloved pup. That being said, it can be a daunting and stressful task finding suitable living arrangements for you […]

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Tips for Camping with Your Dog

Summertime means time to enjoy the outdoors! And for many of us, it’s the perfect time of year to go camping with our four-legged friends. There are plenty of great reasons to take your dog with you on your camping trip: Like you, your dog loves the great outdoors. Most dogs are great cuddlers, keeping you […]

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In 2017, Make a New Year’s Resolution for You and Your Pet!

For most of us, our pets are our family. We treat them with the same kind of loving care that we treat our children. For many, our pets are our children. Unfortunately, while the number of smokers is on the decline, one out of five pet owners smoke. And, while most of us are very […]

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Keeping Winter Wonderland Safe for Your Dog

By Maureen Werther Winter in the Northeast brings lots of changes to our region. Some of them are wonderful – a day inside baking, cuddling up by a cozy fire, sledding with your kids – and, depending on Old Man Winter, snow, ice, sleet and bone-chilling temperatures. Just like humans, dogs need to be prepared to […]

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Eight Ways to Prevent Dog Theft

There is no question that dogs are no longer “just an animal” to most families. These furry family members have moved from the backyard into our homes and our beds. Unfortunately, this incredible bond is at risk from people who see an opportunity to make a quick buck by stealing and reselling your family pet […]

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Common Myths Regarding Our Nemesis, The Flea!

Fleas suck! Literally and figuratively…they suck. How could something so tiny have the heavy responsibility of being such an enormous pain in the…skin? We know fleas have been around for centuries, and the little buggers don’t show any signs of vanishing any time soon, so the best thing that we can do as animal lovers […]

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