Pet Safety

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Why is My Dog Shaking?

By The Spot Pack | June 3, 2022

As a dog owner, your dog’s body language is often the only way to tellLearn More

Can Dogs Eat Asparagus? It’s Safe, But You Need To Know This…

By Jody Eichler | March 3, 2022

Asparagus holds a lot of nutritional value for us humans, but does asparagus have theLearn More

Can Dogs Eat Blackberries?

By Jody Eichler | March 3, 2022

Your pet is your family; you want to be careful about what you’re feeding them.Learn More

Dogs At Work And In The Workplace

By The Spot Pack | February 16, 2022

Best practices for successful canine coworker interactions!

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

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? 8 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.

Why is My Dog Shaking?

By The Spot Pack | June 3, 2022

As a dog owner, your dog’s body language is often the only way to tell how your furry family memberLearn More

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Can Dogs Eat Asparagus? It’s Safe, But You Need To Know This…

By Jody Eichler | March 3, 2022

Asparagus holds a lot of nutritional value for us humans, but does asparagus have the same benefits for our furryLearn More

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Can Dogs Eat Blackberries?

By Jody Eichler | March 3, 2022

Your pet is your family; you want to be careful about what you’re feeding them. Dogs can’t eat many ofLearn More

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Dogs At Work And In The Workplace

By The Spot Pack | February 16, 2022

Best practices for successful canine coworker interactions!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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

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Is Your Dog Depressed? 8 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.

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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.

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Can Cats Swim?

By The Spot Pack | June 17, 2021

Know which breeds are stronger swimmers and important pool safety.