Entries by Dorian Agency

Protecting Your Pets During The Winter Months

In many areas, winter is a season of bitter cold and numbing wetness. Make sure your four-footed family members stay safe and warm by following these simple guidelines: The best prescription for winter’s woes is to keep your dog or cat inside with you and your family. The happiest dogs are taken out frequently for […]

Holiday Candle Safety

While candles are beautiful to look at, they also can potentially cause home fires.  Remember that a candle is an open flame that can easily ignite anything that is flammable. Happy Holidays and a very Happy New Year from all of us at Dorian Agency!!  

Key to Having a Safe Holiday

A few precautions from the National Safety Council can help keep your holidays accident free Be sure the tree is anchored properly so it doesn’t topple over and injure small children or pets. If necessary, tie fishing line  to the top of the tree and attach it to a hook in the ceiling or wall. […]

Making The Trek To See Loved Ones

Many people will travel to visit loved ones for the holidays and the American Red Cross has travel tips holiday travelers can follow to arrive safely at their destination. ·  Make sure the vehicle is in good working order. ·  Start out with a full tank of gas, check the tire air pressure and make […]

Deep Frying Your Turkey This Year?

5 Tips for Deep Frying a Turkey This Thanksgiving With a little common sense, though, you can safely enjoy that great taste and fast cooking time. Here are five tips for cooking a great deep-fried turkey — without doing any damage (except maybe to your waistline): Find a safe place to cook. Don’t ever set […]

Sitting in the Drive way is the Biggest Threat to Teens

Read this article – worth the time I know times have changed but, parents don’t realize that this risk is significant. My parents did. We got “the lecture” whenever we got to take the car.  I’m not trying to minimize the concerns noted. Certainly, drugs, alcohol, bullying, and Internet safety are major worries. But, with winter […]

TIME TO STASH THE BOAT AWAY FOR THE WINTER?

For boat enthusiasts everywhere, the end of boating season can be disappointing because on-the-water adventures are about to come to an end and the task of winterization is about to begin. If possible, find a place to have your boat spend the winter out of water and well out of the way of inclement weather. […]

5 SAFETY TIPS FOR HALLOWEEN NIGHT

If you’re expecting trick-or-treaters or party guests on October 31, these 5 tips from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention can help make the festivities safe and fun: Provide healthier treats for trick-or-treaters such as low-calorie treats and drinks. For party guests, offer a variety of fruits, vegetables, and cheeses. Use party games and […]