Dogs Paws seem so tough and durable, used every day, everywhere. But did you know they are actually as sensitive as human feet? Many people recognize the need to protect paws from salt and ice in winter, but did you know that the summer months can be just as deadly? Maybe more so.
“Asphalt gets very hot and can burn your pet’s paws, so walk your dog on the grass if possible,” the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) urged. But sometimes it can be hard to tell. Luckily, there’s a quick and easy test, courtesy of Moon Valley Canine Training, to see if the street temperature […]
Nothing says summer more than heading off to the beach. Many beaches allow you to bring your pooch and some are even dog friendly designated. Who doesn’t love watching their beloved dog romping through the sand and waves? Although it makes for some of the most fun, a beach day can be hazardous for your […]
Ticks! Just the word causes shudders. Ticks are spider-like, egg-shaped, blood-sucking creepy crawlies. They have eight legs and vary in size from about 1mm to 1cm long. Although they can be as tiny as a poppyseed, they can cause tremendous discomfort and suffering for your pet. Ticks can latch on to any part of your dog […]