Category Archives: Pets

Dog Care for Survivalists

Guest post by Maggie Potter Dogs are often referred to as “man’s best friend” for a good reason. They’re loyal, hardworking, trustworthy, and true. As a survivalist, having a dog comes with the added benefits of always having a close companion. You can lean on a dog for emotional support, and they can provide protection in dangerous situations. Dogs even help to lower blood pressure and reduce stress levels. Most dogs can be trained to do multiple things, but some breeds are more specifically skilled in certain areas than others. But, whether you have a guard dog, a hunting/tracking dog, or … Continue reading

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Preparedness For Pets

Planning for when a disaster or tragedy strikes can be overwhelming. While most people consider their pets to be a part of their family, it can be easy to forget to have emergency preparations for them, too. Remember, If it is not safe for you and your family, it’s not safe for your pet. If a disaster hits, and you need to evacuate, always take your pets with you. Pets left behind can be injured lost or killed. It’s important to remember, though, that official disaster shelters do not allow pets and you’ll have to make other arrangements for your … Continue reading

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