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Black and white dog with red leash in its mouth

Dog collars play a very important role in dog safety. Not only do they give you a place to put a dog’s identification, they give you a way to restrain your dog, helping protect your dog and people who come near your dog. Properly containing your dog is one of the most effective ways to

Front view of black leather car seats inside of car

One of the most unfortunate realities of being a driver is the fact that you can be the most cautious driver in the world, but if another driver has a lapse of judgement, you can still become the victim of a car accident and those accidents aren’t always minor fender-benders. Millions of people are injured

Two dogs aggressively barking

When you love your dog, the last thing you ever want is to see them hurt or in danger. So if you see your beloved dog getting into a fight with another dog, your first instinct may be to try and break up the fight as quickly as possible. But if you’ve never been in

Close up view of a turn signal lever inside a vehicle

If you’ve ever spent any significant time driving, you’ve likely been frustrated by another driver who doesn’t seem to understand how to use their turn signals. Maybe you’ve had to slam on your brakes after someone tried to merge into your lane without signalling first. Or maybe you’ve been behind another driver who has had

Black and brown dog on grass barking aggressively

It’s no secret that dogs are one of the most popular kinds of pets in America. According to the Insurance Information Institute, 89.7 million dogs are owned in the United States. WIth so many dogs around, it’s no wonder that dog bites are an extremely common type of injury. Every year, over 4.5 million people

Utility worker in bucket lift fixing wires on utility pole

It’s no secret that dogs are one of the most popular types of pets. According to a 2019-2020 survey by the American Pet Products Association cited by the Insurance Information Institute, about 63.4 million households in the United States own at least one dog. Most people who own dogs consider them to be a part of the

Road covered by fallen leaves during autumn as sun shines through

Fall is a fun time of year for a lot of reasons, like Halloween, fall color, trips to the cider mill, and the return of football season, just to name a few. But it can also make driving a bit more difficult. Between reduced amounts of daylight, unpredictable weather, and increased animal activity, there are lots

Car laying on its side as another is flipped over after a rollover crash

There isn’t just one basic type of car accident. There are several different types of car accidents and some types of car accidents are more dangerous than others. Rollover accidents are one of the rarer types of car crashes, but they are one of the most dangerous car accidents. According to the Institute for Highway

Two construction workers in hardhats looking at a blueprint

After a long, cold winter, the weather is finally starting to warm up again. For many people, this means the beginning of baseball season or that they can start working in their gardens again. But if you’re a construction worker, the arrival of spring also means that work is about to start getting busy again.

Girl with yellow swim goggles on her head in a swimming pool

First and foremost, children should never be allowed to swim or play by the pool without adult supervision. Children before the ages 1 and 4 have the highest rates of drownings and about 1 in 5 drowning deaths happen in children age 14 and under. For every child that drowns to death, 5 others have