When it comes to family pets, dogs come to mind for many people. Of course, that should come as no surprise. There are 89.7 million dogs registered as pets in the US alone. Dogs come in a variety of breeds ranging from very small to very large. Dogs can also have very different needs from one breed to the next. Just like with humans, a dog's needs will also change as they age.
When walking your dog, it's important to keep certain safety tips in mind. There are some dangers that are obvious, while others may be less so. Use the following tips to help your dog remain safe and help avoid visits to the local animal hospital.
Update Your Dog's Vaccines
Not only are vaccines important to keeping your dog healthy, but they are also vital if your dog should happen to get out of his or her leash.