Five Holiday Pet Safety Tips

5 Holiday Pet Safety Tips  The holiday season is a special time for families, and pet lovers may find special ways to include their dog or cat in holiday festivities. However, this busy season can be overwhelming for pets and many common holiday foods and decorations can pose potentially life-threatening risks. It is important to keep the holidays safe, healthy, […]

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Summer Safety Tips for Your Pet

With the warm summer months just around the corner, you and your pet will soon be enjoying the sunshine and outdoors together. But higher temperatures can increase the risks of dehydration, injuries, and even heat stroke. Before you head out for summer fun, take the necessary steps to keep your pet safe, healthy and happy […]

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Avoid Table Scraps This Holiday Season

We want everyone to be part of the holiday celebrations, even our pets. However, while it may be tempting to slip your pet a treat from the dinner table, many of the foods we eat may be harmful to pets. Below is some information on how to keep your pet healthy during the holidays, while […]

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Halloween Safety Tips for Pets

It’s an exciting time for families filled with festive decorations, costumes and candy. To help ensure your pets stay safe this October, we’ve compiled a list of tricks and treats to avoid this Halloween. Stash the Candy Chocolate can be dangerous, even lethal, for dogs and cats. Halloween candies containing the artificial sweetener xylitol can […]

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Pet Food Safety: Facts You Can Use

Pet lovers want to feel confident when feeding their dog or cat, and members of the Pet Food Institute (PFI) recognize and take seriously their commitment to making the safest food possible for our four-legged family members. As shoppers may read about heavy metals and their possible presence in pet food, PFI provides the facts […]

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Disaster Preparedness for Pets

Emergencies come in many forms. Whether it’s extreme weather, fires or another disaster, evacuations often come without much warning. While you may have a response plan in place for human family members, it’s important to also include pets. These four simple steps can help ensure cats and dogs are protected when an emergency occurs. Make […]

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Steps to Help Keep Dogs and Cats Safe in Winter Weather

Whether during the warm summer months or cold winter nights, pet lovers can follow basic guidelines and look out for certain issues during extreme weather conditions to keep their pets safe. As winter weather continues for much of the country, our pets require special care and consideration to help ensure their wellbeing when outside.  General Guidelines  A pet’s breed and […]

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Keep Pets Safe and Healthy During the Holidays

For many families during the holiday season, dogs and cats are part of the festivities and may even receive a present. A pet’s health and safety are still important to consider while planning for holidays. The Pet Food Institute (PFI), which provides information about pet food safety, nutrition and health to pet lovers year-round, here […]

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