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.
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 […]
Pavement, asphalt, wood, metal, sand and car or truck surfaces can become very hot during the summer months. These materials absorb heat from the sun and can stay hot for hours even after the sun has gone down. Temperatures on these surfaces can exceed 145° F!
Here’s a 5-second rule for pet owners that you can’t afford to ignore! Did you know that it literally takes less than a minute to burn (& blister) the pads of your dogs’ feet when walking on cement/concrete and pavement surfaces?! If you’re unsure whether it’s too hot to walk your dog on pavement/asphalt, here’s […]