Gearing Up for Outdoor Fun With Your Pet

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It’s starting to feel like spring, and for those who love to hike, camp, and enjoy Mother Nature, the anticipation of summer is building. Many pet parents, especially those with dogs, also enjoy recreating outdoors with their best four-legged friends. After all, it’s not quite a camping trip without Rover!

To make the most of outdoor fun with your pet, it’s important to plan carefully before you hit the trails.

Before You Head Out

Much like packing for our own camping or hiking trips, your pet will require equal or more consideration. First of all, nature is wild, and where there’s wild, there’s wildlife – in the form of mammals, reptiles, birds, and, of course, parasites.

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Party Animals! Keep Your Furry Guests Safe with Our Pet Party Safety Tips

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Get-togethers with family and friends tend to increase as the snow (finally!) melts and the temperatures rise. Although our family pets often like to join in the revelry, it’s important to keep pet party safety in mind as spring and summer “party seasons” get underway.

The Buffet

It’s hard to resist a set of puppy dog eyes, but for your pet’s safety make sure guests don’t offer table scraps to him or her. Many popular party edibles can be poisonous to pets, including:

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