Pet Safety & Precautions Archives - Emergency Animal

Are Microchips Necessary?

Are Microchips Necessary?

Losing your furry friend can be incredibly frightening or worse if there’s no way for him to be identified. There are quite a few ways to increase the chances of return, including collars and tags. However, pet microchipping has quickly become the preferred option. If...

Safely Leaving Your Pet Behind

Not all pets will make good traveling companions. You need to consider the age, health and temperament of your pet when making a decision to leave him behind or have him join you on your trip. If you decide to leave your four legged friend behind, there are a few...

Fireworks Fears

If you have a dog that is afraid of loud noises, you know how absolutely terrifying fireworks or thunderstorms can be for that dog. It is not uncommon for dogs to have a phobia of loud noises. If you are the lucky owner of a fearful Fido, there are some things you can...

Giving Pets as Holiday Gifts

The image of a child awakening to a brand new puppy on Christmas morning is timeless. So is the picture of a man standing outside his girl’s door, snow softly falling on his shoulders and a squirming kitten in his arms. While these images are charming and...

Pool Safety and Your Pet

Your pets may like to join you for an afternoon of sun and fun by the pool. Pets love to be part of family festivities. Some dogs especially love to swim but pools can become a danger if precautions are not taken to keep your family and pets safe.  Following are some...