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Dog Safety Tips

Friday September 03, 2021

Yellow Lab guide dog in harness.

Whether your emergency plan is to prepare for wildfires, power outages, or severe seasonal weather in your region, GDB can help you get started on an emergency preparedness plan for the dogs in your home. 

Preparing for an Emergency Plan for Pets and Service Dogs- Get a list of items that we recommend you have in your emergency kit and tips on how to prepare dogs for safe evacuation if needed.

Emergency Preparedness for Guide Dog Handlers- Listen to special tips and preparedness recommendations from our alumni association.

Hot Weather Safety Tips for Dogs- Summer and early fall mean high temperatures in many areas of the country and other concerns like blue-green algae toxicity. Find tips on keeping dogs safe during hot weather as well as signs to be aware of 

Dogs and Poor Air Quality- Learn how to keep dogs safe during poor air quality events such as wildfire smoke.

Holiday Safety Tips-  Halloween through the holidays is usually a busy time of year, so start planning early for holiday celebrations that are safe for our four-legged family members.

Cold Weather Safety Tips- Learn how to keep dogs safe before the temperatures drop and you'll have a better chance at keeping everyone healthy and safe.

If you are a GDB client in need of support or with a veterinary emergency, contact our Support Center at 800.295.4050 for more information or assistance.

GDB Volunteers, please contact your Puppy Club Leader if you need more information about how you can prepare for an emergency.

Categories: Dog Care & Health