Category: Health & Safety

Earthquake? Hurricane? Fires? What do I pack for my dog in an emergency?

Recently, we’ve had some earthquakes in Southern California which have put lots of people on edge wondering if the Big One will strike soon. During the serious Northridge quake of 1994, I was 8 years old and the world was a very different place. We didn’t have cell phones to call and check on everyone or facebook to update our… Read more →

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Itching, red paws, tear stains and a dog with allergies

Itching, red paws, tear stains and a dog with allergies  Why are my dog’s paws red and your dogs aren’t? Where are Maggie’s tear stains? Why is my dog’s beard discolored? Why does my dog constantly lick his paws? Why are my dog’s paws not red like a lot of poodles (and other breeds)? Believe it or not, I get… Read more →

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Dog DNA test comparison and what you can learn from DNA tests

What kind of dog is that? If you have a mixed breed dog, or anything that looks slightly less typey than a Dalmatian, chances are you’ve been asked that question. About a million times. You might have some ideas about your dog’s breeding, for those of us who’ve found their dogs or adopted from rescues or shelters, you really just… Read more →

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Pet car safety – How safe is your dog harness?

Several years ago, I was in a car accident. It wasn’t my fault. My injuries weren’t that serious. But working out compensation and resolution took on a life of its own, a years-long process (about which I’ll say more in future posts) that was life-changing and eye-opening. I got a thorough education in everything from lidar devices to police procedure… Read more →

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Is it worth it to get pet insurance, what to know, and company comparison

Pet health insurance. Like everyone else who’s been in and out of the veterinarian’s office with their pet, I’ve heard of it.  But is it worth it?  Does it make sense? What exactly does it cover? Is it crazy to buy my dog insurance?  After pondering these questions myself, I went in search of answers.  In the end, I did… Read more →

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