Ice Melt Alternatives

Removing ice from the driveway, steps, and the walkways and having a product that will help get your car going in slippery conditions are winter essentials. However, some of the...


 

The Dangers of Potassium Chloride Ice Melters

Many parents, pet owners and wildlife lovers wrongly assume that potassium chloride rock salt is the same stuff they put on their food, only in larger form. They conclude that...


 

The Dangers of Sodium Chloride Ice Melters

Sodium chloride (NaCl) is the primary mineral ingredient in some types of rock salt and alternative ice melters. It is also the formula for table salt, but does that make...


 

Magnesium Chloride Ice Melts are Dangerous to People and Pets

Sodium chloride is the main ingredient in many of the most popular salt-based ice melting products on the market like Safe Step 8300 and Road Runner ice melt. While these...


 

Chicago Weather Warning: Snowy Weather as Winter Spreads Thoughout Midwest

A winter blast is packing single-digit wind chills and could bring the Chicago area several inches of snow this weekend. Wednesday was a cold and blustery day, with high temperatures...


 

What temperature does salt & ice melt work?

Quickly removing ice from walkways, driveways and decks prevent slip-and-fall accidents that can cause serious injury. The problem with most ice melters, however, is that they are formulated with chemicals...


 

Salt Hazards

Salt Hazards Typical warning label found on rock salt and salt-based ice melt products: “Danger! Keep away from pets and children wear rubber gloves and goggles when using. Wash contaminated...


 

Making Grooming Less Scary for Your Puppy A Step-by-Step Guide

Some puppy breeds require regular grooming in order to maintain their coat and prevent unnecessary medical conditions. Matted fur around their ears and eyes can cause permanent damage to their...


 

Puppy Love and Safe Paw A Perfect Match – A Veterinarian’s Story

As a vet, I diagnose many conditions in dogs every week. Most problems are usually injuries, skin infections, and gastrointestinal problems. All these are easily treatable and most of the...


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