Pet Safety

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Flea and Tick Prevention: Vet Q&A

By Becca Glee Shepard | December 8, 2021

We talk to a vet about flea and tick prevention and safety.

Can My Dog Eat Turkey?

By Becca Glee Shepard | November 24, 2021

Make sure you know which parts of the feast your pet can and cannot partake in this holiday season.

Emergency Room Vet Visits: What to Know Before You Go

By Becca Glee Shepard | November 11, 2021

Frequently asked questions about pet emergency vet visits and what our insurance policy covers.

Help! My Dog Ate My Pills!

By Becca Glee Shepard | October 25, 2021

Pet poisoning due to the ingestion of human pills is common and can be very serious.

Top Benefits of Microchipping Your Pet

By Becca Glee Shepard | October 18, 2021

How and why to microchip your pets.

How to Keep Dog Safe & Secure in Cars

By The Spot Pack | October 15, 2021

To minimize your distraction and keep your pets safe while driving, follow our safety tips.

How to Encourage Fear Free Pets

By Becca Glee Shepard | October 14, 2021

It’s true that people who’ve had bad experiences with animals may be less inclined toLearn More

How to Create the Best Dog-Friendly Office

By The Spot Pack | September 21, 2021

Best practices for successful canine coworker interactions!

Are Frogs Poisonous To Dogs?

By The Spot Pack | July 20, 2021

Are frogs poisonous to dogs? There are two frogs that are poisonous to dogs, andLearn More

Is Your Dog Depressed? Signs Your Dog Might Be Suffering.

By The Spot Pack | July 8, 2021

We adore our dogs so when their behavior or mood is “off” or they seem unhappy, it’s devastating.

3 Things To Do If Your Dog Is Scared Of Fireworks

By Laura Schreiber | June 29, 2021

Tips to help anxious dogs through the holidays.

Can Cats Swim?

By The Spot Pack | June 17, 2021

Know which breeds are stronger swimmers and important pool safety.

Can All Dogs Swim?

By The Spot Pack | June 15, 2021

While many dogs are naturals in the water, some breeds are not built for swimming.

7 Tips for Care After Spaying Your Dog or Cat

By The Spot Pack | June 3, 2021

Tips to help you prepare for getting your pet spayed and keep them comfortable as they heal.

9 Signs of Overheating in Dogs

By The Spot Pack | May 25, 2021

Know these 9 signs of overheating in dogs. Plus, how to avoid overheating and how to cool pups off.

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Flea and Tick Prevention: Vet Q&A

By Becca Glee Shepard | December 8, 2021

We talk to a vet about flea and tick prevention and safety.

can dogs have turkey?

Can My Dog Eat Turkey?

By Becca Glee Shepard | November 24, 2021

Make sure you know which parts of the feast your pet can and cannot partake in this holiday season.

Emergency Room Vet Visits

Emergency Room Vet Visits: What to Know Before You Go

By Becca Glee Shepard | November 11, 2021

Frequently asked questions about pet emergency vet visits and what our insurance policy covers.

dog ate a pill

Help! My Dog Ate My Pills!

By Becca Glee Shepard | October 25, 2021

Pet poisoning due to the ingestion of human pills is common and can be very serious.

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Top Benefits of Microchipping Your Pet

By Becca Glee Shepard | October 18, 2021

How and why to microchip your pets.

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How to Keep Dog Safe & Secure in Cars

By The Spot Pack | October 15, 2021

To minimize your distraction and keep your pets safe while driving, follow our safety tips.

How to Encourage Fear Free Pets

By Becca Glee Shepard | October 14, 2021

It’s true that people who’ve had bad experiences with animals may be less inclined to become pet parents. These negativeLearn More

Golden Retriever sitting at table at work

How to Create the Best Dog-Friendly Office

By The Spot Pack | September 21, 2021

Best practices for successful canine coworker interactions!

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Are Frogs Poisonous To Dogs?

By The Spot Pack | July 20, 2021

Are frogs poisonous to dogs? There are two frogs that are poisonous to dogs, and depending on which area youLearn More

Is Your Dog Depressed? Signs Your Dog Might Be Suffering.

By The Spot Pack | July 8, 2021

We adore our dogs so when their behavior or mood is “off” or they seem unhappy, it’s devastating.

Golden Retriever with flag

3 Things To Do If Your Dog Is Scared Of Fireworks

By Laura Schreiber | June 29, 2021

Tips to help anxious dogs through the holidays.

Cat on swimming pool ladder

Can Cats Swim?

By The Spot Pack | June 17, 2021

Know which breeds are stronger swimmers and important pool safety.

Chocolate Lab at swimming pool

Can All Dogs Swim?

By The Spot Pack | June 15, 2021

While many dogs are naturals in the water, some breeds are not built for swimming.

Pug wearing cone

7 Tips for Care After Spaying Your Dog or Cat

By The Spot Pack | June 3, 2021

Tips to help you prepare for getting your pet spayed and keep them comfortable as they heal.

Two dogs hiking red rocks

9 Signs of Overheating in Dogs

By The Spot Pack | May 25, 2021

Know these 9 signs of overheating in dogs. Plus, how to avoid overheating and how to cool pups off.