Expert Advice to Keep Your Pet Safe

Whether you're looking for the best way to care for your pet or tips on how you and your children can safely enjoy your pets, SaferPets offers you a unique reference point on keeping your pet and your family safe.

Pets and Road Traffic Accidents

One of the most distressing things for a pet owner to encounter is to witness their beloved pet involved in a road traffic accident. Once over the initial shock there are a few things you can do to increase the chances of your pet surviving. Stay Calm Firstly remain calm, …

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Keeping Your Dog Safe in Winter

With the shortening of days and cooler temperatures, new hazards emerge for the dog owner to be aware of. Dogs feel heat loss as much as we humans do. When outside during winter the wind-chill drops the temperature well below what the thermometer actually indicates the temperature is. Be aware …

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Safe Pet Carriers and Crates

With people being more mobile these days the need for a safe way to transport pets arises often. One of the best ways to do this is in one of the many varieties of Pet Carriers or Crates that are on the market. What should you look for in a …

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Keeping Your Rabbit Safe

Keeping your Rabbit safe greatly depends on being aware of the Rabbit’s environment and eliminating any hazards that may be present. It’s a Dangerous World if You’re a Rabbit. Predators are one of the greatest dangers to your pet. All carnivores’ dogs, cats, hawks, owls and weasels see your beloved …

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Vet’s Fees

When our animals become ill, the first place we turn to is our local veterinarian. Generally where you take your pet when ill or injured greatly depends not on the quality of service provided, but on what treatment is going to cost. Shop Around Prices vary from veterinarian to veterinarian. …

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Pet Poison Prevention

Every year large numbers of pets end up in veterinarian surgeries due to accidental poisoning. With a few safety precautions you can stop your pet becoming another accidental poisoning statistic. Even the most innocent of substances can poison your pet. Onions, coffee grounds because of their high caffeine content, chocolate, …

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Important Vaccinations for Your Cat

The money spent on vaccinating your cat could save you a lot of money later on. Many diseases vaccinated for can cause your pet prolonged suffering, which need not happen. What Diseases Does the Vaccine Cover? Vaccinations allow your cats’ immune system to recognise specific diseases and build up antibodies …

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Animal Bite Wounds

Each year Hospital Emergency Departments treat thousands of animal bite wounds. Dog followed closely by cat bites cause the highest percentages. Seventy seven percent of these bites are to the face, neck or head on children under the age of ten. With the largest percentage being, face wounds generally to …

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Guinea Pig Safety

Guinea Pigs make great pets and with a little forethought to the perils around your home and garden, you can create a Guinea Pig heaven. Guineas Need Protection. Guinea pigs by nature are natural prey for many predators. Dogs, cats, ferrets, owls and a host of other creatures will see …

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Freshwater Fish Safety

Fish keeping is an interesting and educational hobby. There are however, a few hazards not only to the fish but to the fish keeper as well. Fish in Glasshouses… Fish tanks are commonly constructed from glass, and though of sturdy construction can be easily broken. Never set your tank up …

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