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Summer Heat

Raising the Heat: Why Pets and Hot Cars Don’t Mix

“It’s just five minutes.” “It’s not that hot today.” “But I cracked a window.” If you’ve heard (or used) any statements like these to explain leaving a dog inside a locked car, we encourage you to reconsider. That’s because it takes just 10 minutes for the temperature inside a locked car to raise almost 20 degrees –

August 20th, 2017|All Posts, Summer Heat|

Summer Safety for Pets

By Dr. Jodi Reed, DVM With summer approaching quickly, the most important thing to remember is that the scorching heat can cause problems for both you and your pets. Please make sure that there is a place for your pets to go to get out of the heat, and that there is always plenty of

4 Top Risks to Pet Summer Safety

Summer can be a wonderful time for your pet: plenty of extra walks, the opportunity to explore the outdoors or lounge on a sunny spot, and maybe even a chance to go camping or getting extra time at the local dog park. But with the warmer weather comes some unexpected dangers, and good reason to