German Shepherd Rescue of OC Blog

Monday, May 18,2020
Protect your pet’s health – wash dog bowls everyday

Ever rub your fingers on the inside of your pet’s water bowl and you feel a slippery, slimy substance? That invisible slick is biofilm. The National Sanitation Foundation reported in a recent study that pet bowls come in fourth on the list for places in the home that contain the most germs. Biofilm is a collection of […]

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Monday, Mar 30,2020
Corona Virus and your pet

The global COVID-19 pandemic has led us into some strange, stressful times indeed—except for maybe our dogs. Thanks to “stay at home” orders and social distancing, many folks are telecommuting or otherwise around the house a lot more than usual, and dogs everywhere are winning. There are many things we owners can do to amuse […]

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Tuesday, Jan 28,2020
New Year – New Products for your Pal!

Whether they be for playing, walking, sleeping or treating, there are lots of new dog products sure to please.   What better way to start 2020?  Here are just a few that your pet may enjoy.  Ruffwear’s Restcycle Bed features a baffled design and is filled with Restcycle foam, made from repurposed, post-manufacturing closed-cell foam. Restcycle […]

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Monday, Oct 14,2019
Is Your Dog Prepared for Disaster?

If an emergency situation were to occur, would you be adequately prepared to keep your dog safe and comfortable? September marked National Disaster Preparedness Month, but the annual Great ShakeOut earthquake drill is coming October 17. Are you prepared for disaster and, as important, is your dog prepared for disaster, too? Here are tips to […]

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Wednesday, Mar 20,2019
Beware Toxic Garden, Household Plants

Beware Toxic Garden, Household Plants Spring has arrived, meaning growth of all kinds of plants and flowers will explode. Here are a few of the most toxic to dogs.   Amaryllis Can cause vomiting, depression, diarrhea, abdominal pain, hypersalivation, anorexia and tremors in dogs.   Autumn Crocus Can cause an intense burning sensation in the […]

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