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9 Surprising Backyard Dangers That Could Harm Your Dog

5 monthes ago   |   By iHeart Dogs

By Kate Hughes
Reviewed by Stephanie Liff, DVM
One of the foremost pleasures of being a pet parent is watching your dog frolic freely outdoors. But while fresh air, sunlight, and exercise are all good for your canine companion, your yard can also be home to some scary dog dangers.
Knowing about these backyard dangers for dogs, guarding against them, and-perhaps most important-having a solid plan in place for when your dog gets into something he shouldn't, is key to keeping him safe and sound.
Dr. Suzanne Dempsey, medical director at the Center for Animal Referral and Emergency Services in...
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