Dog Days of Summer Safety – Pesticides
Jul18

Dog Days of Summer Safety – Pesticides

This is the sixth in a series of posts highlighting: Summer Safety Tips for Pets Tip #6 Pesticides What a great pleasure it is for your dog to lay on the grass, catch some rays, have a good roll around and sniff all the pretty flowers.   But before putting your paws on that grass, or taking a good sniff of those flowers, make sure they haven’t been treated with fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides or insecticides that are toxic to...

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Dog Days of Summer Safety – Hot Sidewalks
Jul04

Dog Days of Summer Safety – Hot Sidewalks

This is the third in a series of six weekly posts highlighting: Summer Safety Tips for Pets Tip #3 Avoiding Hot Sidewalks and Pavement Good morning! I’m off for my early morning dog walk while it’s still cool and before the sidewalks and pavement get too hot for my paws. Did you know that hot sidewalks and pavement that can cause a dogs paw pads to burn? It’s true! Before venturing out on your dog walk, have your human press their...

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Dog Days of Summer Safety – Water Safety
Jun27

Dog Days of Summer Safety – Water Safety

This is the second in a series of six weekly posts highlighting: Summer Safety Tips for Pets Tip #2 Dog Water Safety! Planning on going to the beach, cottage or boating with your pet this summer? Not all dogs are natural swimmers! It’s true! Some of us have been known to sink like a stone! Even dogs that can swim may not be strong swimmers, they can get caught up in the current and tire easily. Dogs can get excited on a boat, jump off...

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