Keeping Dogs Safe During Big Game Season

Closely supervise dogs outdoors when hunters are active. Don't allow free roaming or wandering.


Use a leash or enclosed space like a fenced yard. Keep dogs confined and under control.


Keep dogs out of wooded areas, corn fields and habitats with game during hunting seasons.

Avoid Areas

Use a blaze orange dog vest, collar cover or leash wrap when walking in the fall.


Ensure dogs wear ID tags with current owner contact info in case they become lost.

ID Tags   

Get dogs microchipped for extra tracing ability if they ever get lost outside your home.


Check local shelters promptly if your dog goes missing during hunting season.


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