Summer is on its way! There has been a lot of talk about leaving dogs in hot cars (DON’T DO IT!), but people also need to think about the temperature of the pavement. Dog’s pads can burn very badly on hot pavement!
Take a moment to Paws! Not only are dogs’ paws so deliciously sweet, they keep our best friends moving. Some trivia: the word “Paw” comes from the early 14th-century old French word- paue, which means “hand or foot of an animal which has nails or claws.” Anatomy of a Paw Dog’s paws are made up of […]
Although dog’s paws may appear tough and hard, they are as sensitive as human feet. “Dogs can suffer burns to their paws on days most dog owners wouldn’t consider exceedingly hot” warns Dr. Alison Mason, a veterinarian and medical director at Hope Animal Hospital in Brooklyn. Paw burns from hot surfaces like pavement, asphalt and […]
Dog boots have become more than just cute accessories. Most dog owners now recognize that dog boots serve a very important function. In the winter dog boots protect paws from frost bite, cuts from ice, & protect paws from painful chemicals put down to melt snow. These chemicals are poisonous and if licked off […]