“We want a dog! We promise we will take care of him, walk him, feed him, train him…” If you’re a parent, chances are you have heard this from your children at one time or another. You know what happens, right? You end up taking on all of the responsibility of dog ownership and care. That’s all right, though. You … [more]

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Companion animals make our lives fuller and happier. Our dogs love us no matter what — whether we’re having a good day or a bad day, whether we are dressed and fully made-up and they are there to offer seniors benefit from life with dogs unconditional love when no one else is.

Sharing your life with a cat or dog brings many benefits. Senior citizens benefit … [more]

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Turkey. Cranberry dressing. Mixed drinks. Pumpkin pie. All of these sound delicious and are all a part of many Thanksgiving holiday dinner tables. Many of these foods can cause illness or even be lethal for ourthanksgiving dog food safety tips dogs. We have put together some Thanksgiving safety tips for dog owners as part of our Thanksgiving dog bite safety series.

We’d recently written … [more]

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Thankgiving and time spent with family and friends is a great time for the humans in the family. For theprevent dog bites thankgiving dogs (and cats) in the family, however, it can be a time fraught with tension and anxiety; that tension and anxiety can very quickly escalate to a dog bite.

How can you have an enjoyable Thanksgiving visit with your friends … [more]

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Halloween is fast approaching. It’s a day that is great fun for children in costumes who are going door-to-door with the cries of “Trick or Treat!” They’re always hoping for the treat, of course, usually in the prevent dog bites form of a candy bar!

Halloween, though can be a scary time for your dog and a scared dog is one who is [more]

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dog bite insurance coverageIt’s Pit Bull Awareness Month and for many homeowners who live with and love a Pit Bull, they want to raise awareness of the breed whom they love.

What we want to focus on, today is whether your homeowner’s insurance will be enough to cover and protect you if you have a breed that many insurance companies consider “excluded” from … [more]

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October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, so designated by the American Humane Association and the ASPCA. Adopting a shelter dog is an ideal situation for many families any time of the year, but October is adopt a shelter doga month to highlight both the plight of shelter dogs and the joy a shelter dog will bring to your life.

If you and … [more]

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The reason many children get bitten by dogs is sheer proximity. Children are typically face level with dogs and that can lead to a bite. In America, close to five million people get bitten by dogs annually — more than half of those are children, this is according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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