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    from Pet First Aid

    Friday July 13th, 2012 at 02:26 PM

    HYPERTHERMIA (HEAT-INDUCED ILLNESS) Every season has its set of outdoor activity with your furry companions. After battling winter cabin fever, spring and summer time finally take our activities outside. For those of us with furry children (pets) it is crucial to mind some very important safety aspects in mind during these outings. FACT: It is a common misconception that dogs do not sweat. They do sweat, ever so slightly, through their footpads, however not nearly enough to regulate body...
  • Things to consider before gifting a pet during this holiday season

    from Pet First Aid

    Thursday December 15th, 2011 at 07:52 PM

    By Ines de Pablo Ahh...the season of giving! Why not add a pup to the human pack? Please take the following suggestions into consideration before slapping a red bow on a puppy then stuffed it into a box and hope no one notices until Christmas morning hintnot our or the puppys preferred method to join a pack! Dont believe me? Read a Dogs Plea. The decision to bring a dog into your family should be a family decision, not a surprise gift. Everyone, including the children, should educate...
  • Wag'N Pet First Aid & Pet First Aid Instructor Course Schedule

    from Pet First Aid

    Thursday December 15th, 2011 at 08:19 PM

    2012 SCHEDULE OF PET FIRST AID CLASSES Fri, March 23, 2012 - 10am-6pm Sat, April 21, 2012 - 10am-6pm Sat, May 12, 2012 - 10am-6pm Sat, June 9, 2012 - 10am-6pm Sat, Sept 29, 2012 - 10am-6pm Sat, Oct 13, 2012 - 10am-6pm Sat, Nov 3, 2012 - 10am-6pm To Read More Click Here To Register Click Here LOCATION Wag'N Headquarters 483B Carlisle Dr Herndon, VA 20170 www.WAGNPETSAFETY.com
  • Dognapping Awareness & Prevention Tips

    from Pet First Aid

    Tuesday October 11th, 2011 at 12:35 AM

    Dognapping is on the rise as reported by a recent American Kennel Club (AKC) report The ugly trade of pet theft is a serious problem. It is an organized, multimillion dollar business that lurks in shadows and goes unnoticed until it strikes your community, your home, your pet. Why would any one steal your beloved pet? Well for many reasons, unfortunately. Some of the most mainstream motivations include: 1. Selling pets to research laboratories or pet stores 2. Subject them to sadistic...
  • What should I do if my pet is stolen?

    from Pet First Aid

    Tuesday October 11th, 2011 at 12:30 AM

    To find tips on how to avoid your pet from being stolen please click here. If your pet is stolen, consider the following options. Your love and dedication are the limit! Walk, drive or bicycle around the area your pet disappeared, calling your animal's name over and over. If your pet is trapped in a neighbor's yard or is too injured to move, it may respond to your voice, so listen carefully. Pay special attention to sheds, abandoned buildings and anywhere else your pet could be hiding....
  • Wag’N Halloween Pet Safety Warning for 2012

    from Pet First Aid

    Tuesday October 11th, 2011 at 01:07 AM

    For pets, Halloween exerts a lot of strange, non-natural and abnormal behavior, attitudes, smells, food and clothing. As much fun as the holiday is, pet parents need to be mindful of certain hazards that may have a devastating effect on their pets health. WagN Enterprises encourages pet parents to create a Halloween safety plan. The safety plan should include extra precautions needed for protecting your family, trick-or-treaters, and the pets. Every year, hundreds of pets become frightened by...
  • PET EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT RESOURCES

    from Pet First Aid

    Tuesday October 4th, 2011 at 05:17 PM

    All of the following resources are provided by Wag'N Enterprises. We work diligently to ensure all links remain up-to-date, however we cannot control how and when some of the sites we point to make changes to contents or site URLs. Please don't hesitate to contact us should you find broken links. Emergency Management is the discipline of dealing with and avoiding risk. The concept and terminology "pet emergency management" was developed by renowned pet safety expert Ines De Pablo in the...
  • National Poison Prevention Week 2011

    from Pet First Aid

    Wednesday March 23rd, 2011 at 07:06 AM

    MARCH 20-26, 2011 is NATIONAL POISON PREVENTION WEEK 3 NUMBERS TO KEEP HANDY ASPCA Poison Control Center (888) 426-4435 ($65 Consultation Fee) Pet Poison Helpline 1-800-213-6680 ($35 Consultation Fee) Nationwide Standard Human Poison Control Center 1-800-222-1222 (FREE) All 3 numbers are available 24/7 year round. Listen Now to the Radio Interview with Ines De Pablo on WPFW 89.3FM More than 2 million poisonings are reported each year to the 61 Poison Control Centers (PCCs) across the...
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