Completely free hack keeps your dog calm during fireworks

Completely free hack keeps your dog calm during fireworks

Cut each end off the sock (Picture: Caitlin Miller)It’s the time of the year where you start hearing the unmistakable pop of fireworks as soon as the sun goes down.17-year-old Caitlin Miller from South Shields, shared her hack for helping calm her dog this week on Facebook.

People are putting hand sanitizer on their dog's paws. Here's why you shouldn't

People are putting hand sanitizer on their dog's paws. Here's why you shouldn't

“What that sanitizer does is it can make it more likely to crack and to be more sensitive to having their foot pads burned when they're out on walks.”.As a veterinarian, Becker said he often sees dogs with burned paws due to walking on hot concrete or asphalt.

Finally there’s an easy way to recycle your pet’s food pouches

Finally there’s an easy way to recycle your pet’s food pouches

Mars Petcare has partnered with TerraCycle to launch a free nationwide recycling scheme specifically for pet food packaging. The packaging that will be eligible for the recycling scheme include wet pet food pouches, flexible plastic treat bags, and flexible plastic bags for dry pet food.

Life jackets, cooling vests, water shoes: 10 dog safety must-haves for summer

Life jackets, cooling vests, water shoes: 10 dog safety must-haves for summer

Solution: Chill your dog out with cooling vest and protective boots when walking along a hot pavement. 5. Outward Hound Granby Dog Life Jacket, $18, Amazon DO NOT PET Red Leash, $19, Amazon

Deal Alert: This cat scratcher can save your furniture and is 51 percent off

Deal Alert: This cat scratcher can save your furniture and is 51 percent off

Some nice large, functional cardboard cat scratchers are 51 percent off on Amazon. The internet provided a solution: cardboard cat scratchers — one for the living area and one for my bedroom. My kitten likes these scratchers more than his cat tower