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Do Not Pet The Dog!

Being in the dog industry for as many years as I have, there seems to be a universal concern from Pet Parents who do not want their dog approached by strangers. …How to tell others politely not to pet your dog! Pet parents have many reasons for not wanting their dog’s touched by strangers. It … Continue reading Do Not Pet The Dog!

Missing pets: Steps to Avoid the Heartache of a Lost Pet

“One in Three” pets go missing in their lifetime. That is a horrifying statistic! As pet parents to two phenomenal dogs and one sweet kitty, one of our family’s most heart felt fears is a pet going missing either while we are traveling or for some other unforeseen mishap. We feed our animal the best … Continue reading Missing pets: Steps to Avoid the Heartache of a Lost Pet

Living With a Blind Dog — Happily Ever After!

When my dog Shon began going blind, emotionally, it hit us like a ton of bricks. This dog was so spirited and family dedicated and such a very happy guy. How would blindness change him? How would we ever learn how to be parents to a pet with disabilities. We were fearful that we could … Continue reading Living With a Blind Dog — Happily Ever After!

Traveling Pet Safety

Please view our new animated clip supporting our Traveling Pet Safety SHONVest! Feel free to leave your comments (we are kind folks do please use your polite voice) so that we can improve. Thanks! Jonni

Dog Travel Safety During the Holidays

Well— the team here at SHONGear would like to think so! =) …So ok… everyone recognizes Niecie in her reindeer antlers! But she is a luv muffin no matter how we dress her! Right? Niecie is an extension of our hearts. Just like your dog is to yours. And keeping them safe is a responsibility … Continue reading Dog Travel Safety During the Holidays

Pet Hurricane and Storm Preparedness

Can it already be “Hurricane Season” again? Time is flying by. There are so many chores and checklists to prepare our homes and family for storm season. With all of the hustle, the one thing that often gets overlooked is our pets –that is, until the storm is near. And by that time, it is … Continue reading Pet Hurricane and Storm Preparedness

Summer’s Here! Pet Safety and Lost Pets are Paramount!

Have you noticed that as summer time unfolds, there is a dramatic increase in the notices and emails that we see regarding lost pets? With the kids home and doors opening more frequently, our companions often decide that it means freedom for them, as well. In order to safeguard your pet from straying from your … Continue reading Summer’s Here! Pet Safety and Lost Pets are Paramount!