Category Archives: Pet Emergencies

Keeping It Real: Your Pet And Disaster Preparedness

happy hunting dog in actionYou may have noticed that we are extremely concerned with your pet’s safety. So, when we consider the in’s and out’s of disaster preparedness, we are equally engrossed. While this is, in part, related to our geographical location, it’s also a reaction to the times we live in. As any consummate scout would attest, it’s better to be prepared and not need something, than need something and not have it. Let’s abide by this personal rule and move forward into our uncertain futures with some guidelines of disaster preparedness and apply simple pet safety precautions. Continue reading

Rattlesnakes and Pets: Safety Tips for the Savvy Pet Owner

Chatoak_iStock_000015823910_Large (1)Rattlesnake encounters can be a scary part of living in California. The warmer the weather, after all, the more likely these sneaky snakes are likely to venture out where you may encounter them.

Rattlesnake season in the southern half of the state runs from about April to October; meaning it’s just around the corner. Do you know what to do in the event your or your pet stumble across one? Read on to learn what you need to know about rattlesnakes and pets. Continue reading

Planning For Pet Emergencies and Disasters: Pet Safety Precautions

Chatoak_iStock_000009845116_LargeWe are lucky to live in such close proximity to the ocean, the foothills, and the amazing culture that southern California invariably provides. However, our Granada Hills paradise, which is less than an hour from downtown Los Angeles, is not without potential for disasters – natural and man-made.

Earthquakes, landslides, wildfires, and floods are viable threats we endure each year, but there are other types of possible public emergencies that require extra pet safety precautions. Let’s keep Fluffy and Fido safe, no matter what, with the following pet safety precautions. Continue reading