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National Pet ID Week

 

Losing a pet is an awful, awful thing. For National Pet ID Week, I’m bringing back an older post I wrote, with tips on preventing pet theft from happening to you. It’s one facet of how we can lose our furry loved ones; there are more, of course. But in general, having your dog microchipped, having a comprehensive ID tag and implementing some common sense measures can help to protect them.

Read on for our special offer for my Bark & Swagger family!

 

National Pet ID Week

 

I use PetHub for our dogs and cat. I feel comfortable knowing I have a 360º solution with PetHub, which has all of these features and options:

* a detailed online pet profile for Sophie, Jasper and Isabel

* a free 24/7 Found Pets hotline

*  a QR code (PetHub was the first to utilize this)

* a GPS tracking system

* an NFC Chip – the same technology as the microchip is embedded into your pet’s ID tag

* the “Signal,” a Bluetooth-enabled tag that connects to a free smartphone app, and features a remote LED light and range finder (between 150-500 feet, depending on the model of smartphone)

* their Pet Protect360 (www.petprotect360.com ), where you can get a DNA “genetic paw print” that can be used as a pet theft deterrent.

 

National Pet ID Week

This week, PetHub is offering Bark & Swagger followers $7 off of your ID tags! Just use the code SWAGGER when you check out.

There’s no time like now to protect our pets. They love us dearly; this is a beautiful way to love them back.

To get useful tips on preventing pet theft, including experts weighing in on their suggestions, here’s a link to my previous post:  http://barkandswagger.com/testsite/stop-pet-theft-from-happening-to-you-get-serious-with-these-expert-tips

Have you experienced a close call or actually losing a pet?

 

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Written by Jody Miller-Young
What does stylish mean to you? I’m passionate about animals, fashion, travel, home decor and rescue, and that's what you'll find here. After a recent move to Fort Lauderdale from NYC, we're loving our new life in the sunshine. Welcome to my world! Grab your favorite beverage, curl up and stay awhile.