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Grieving Families Urge Dog Owners to 'Please Prevent Pet Suffocation'

Pet Suffocation is a real and dangerous threat to dogs, yet many dogs die because people simply do not know how dangerous empty snack bags are. Just as you would childproof your home and never leave plastic bags lying around babies and toddlers, the same rule needs to apply to any food bag if there are […]

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Dog Owners Warn of Devastating Pet Dangers from Everyday Snack Bags

Three or four people contact the group Prevent Pet Suffocation every week with a tragic new instance of a pet dying from suffocation in a bag, founder Bonnie Harlan told "Today." 

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Prevent Pet Suffocation by Bonnie Harlan

Many people are not aware chip bags and other food packaging like cereal bag liners, pet food liners, and popcorn bags are a suffocation hazard to their pets. By spreading awareness, we are saving the lives of dogs.

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Dog Owners Warn of Suffocation Danger from Chip Bags

Your dog’s relentless pursuit of treats can be dangerous if she sticks her head inside chip bags or other food bags. Prevent Pet Suffocation offers a number of tips to reduce the risk of your pet suffocating. 

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Pet Suffocation from Snack Bags - A Fatally Common Problem

Pet Suffocation is a serious issue happening to pets, so serious that there is an entire organization dedicated to its awareness. Just as you would protect a toddler from being able to get a plastic bag over their head, you have to be as vigilant, if not more so, with pets.

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Woman Warns Pet Owners Against Popular Snack Food After Dog Suffocates

A Texas woman is warning pet owners to be wary of certain snacks after her beloved dog suffocated in a tragic accident.

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Heartbroken Dog Owners Warn of Pet Dangers from Everyday Snack Bags

Harlan started an organization called Prevent Pet Suffocation to raise awareness and provide support. Harlan's website has a lot of tips on how to avoid the danger that chip and other food bags present to pets.

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5 Everyday Items That Can Be A Serious Suffocation Risk To Your Dog

It’s something you may not think about until it’s too late – but your dog can suffocate. Here are five common ways your dog may suffocate, so you can avoid a tragedy.

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"Prevent Pet Suffocation" by Bonnie Harlan on Page 40 in The Denver Dog Magazine

Bonnie Harlan shares information and safety tips on how to prevent pet suffocation.

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Keep Pets Away From Snack Bags on Super Bowl Sunday by Bonnie Harlan

While it may be entertaining to see cute dogs stealing chip bags from their owners in TV commercials, a dog eating out of a chip bag presents a clear and present danger to our unwitting pets.

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"Dogs are Dying Face-First in Snack Bags" - WUSA9 (CBS)

Nathan Baca of WUSA9-CBS interviews Bonnie Harlan and two other pet owners who lost their dogs to pet suffocation.

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Bonnie Harlan - "Why Prevent Pet Suffocation is Saving the Lives of Dogs" - Podcast Interview with Upward Dogology

Bonnie Harlan, of Prevent Pet Suffocation, is devoted to saving the lives of dogs by sharing some life saving tips on how to keep your pets safe.

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FOX 13 - Death Traps for Dogs

Cynthia Smoot of Fox 13 interviews Bonnie Harlan of Prevent Pet Suffocation and the Christensen family who lost their Corgi, Johnny, when he suffocated in a chip bag.

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"Pet Suffocation Awareness - The Story of Blue" with Bonnie Harlan and Preventive Vet

A Public Service Announcement (PSA) with Bonnie Harlan and Preventive Vet to raise awareness about pet suffocation.

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Bonnie Harlan on Super Bowl Safety with Center for Pet Safety

Bonnie Harlan talks with Lindsey Wolko, Founder of Center for Pet Safety, on increasing safety precautions for pet suffocation on Super Bowl Sunday, the biggest day of the year for consuming snack food.

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WKBN 27 - "How to Prevent Your Pet from Suffocating on Household Items" with Pet Advocate, Jason Cooke

Pet Advocate, Jason Cooke, and Bonnie Harlan talk with Jennifer Rodriguez of WKBN 27 on typical household items your pet can suffocate in and how to prevent it.

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Bonnie Harlan Interview on Prevent Pet Suffocation with Center for Pet Safety

Bonnie Harlan talks with Lindsey Wolko, Founder of Center for Pet Safety, on the risks of food packaging to our pets and how to keep your pets safe from suffocation.

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Bonnie Harlan on Preventing Pet Suffocation with Love Has Many Faces - 1150 KKNW

This informative interview with Bonnie Harlan explains how and why pets can suffocate in chip and cereal bags and what we can do to prevent it.

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Bonnie Harlan on "How to Prevent Pet Suffocation" - KSCO Pet Radio Paw'd Cast

Bonnie Harlan speaks live with KSCO Pet Radio about pet suffocation and how to prevent it.

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New England Family Warns of the Suffocation Dangers of Pets and Snack Bags

Dan McCarthy with CBS 13 On Your Side interviews the Hibbitts family after their puppy suffocated in a chip bag.

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