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Keeping Your Dog Safe at the Dog Park

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Dogs love running around in the open, making dog parks a brilliant place for your Pet to socialize and have fun…if everything goes well. As many Pet parents have learned, this type of play area can be a recipe for disaster when the dogs in it do not behave well. The last thing you want is to have innocent stick chasing escalate into an attack. By paying attention to the surroundings and having a keen sense of dog park safety, you will take strides at ensuring that an afternoon of play remains memorable for the right reasons.

 

What Vaccinations Does My Pet Need?

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In addition to regular veterinary care, Pet vaccinations are the most important type of preventive medicine that dogs and cats receive. Professionals recommend vaccinating puppies and kittens more often because of their young age and how their immune system works, and then vaccinating against major diseases less often as they age.

 
How Pet Vaccines Work
Vaccines help a Pet’s immune system recognize harmful organisms that cause diseases. The antigens in the injections mimic the offending organism, mildly stimulating the immune system without causing the disease. If a Pet is exposed to the harmful organism later, its […]

Is Your Home Dangerous for Your Pet?

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Pets love to explore and get into things they shouldn’t. Just as you would childproof your home to prevent accidents and keep hazardous objects out of reach, you should also take similar measures to keep your Pet safe. By knowing the basic home dangers for Pets, you can take steps to make the environment safer.

 
Dangerous Items for Pets
Homes are filled with items that are safe for adults to use, but hazardous to Pets. Store the following items in a safe spot:

• Household cleaners

• Antifreeze

• Detergents

• Batteries

• Pesticides

• Fertilizer

• Medications, including prescription and over-the […]

How Summer Heat Affects Your Pet

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How Summer Heat Affects Your Pet

 

Heat stress is as dangerous for Pets as it is for humans. It doesn’t take long for a Pet’s health to quickly decline in hot temperatures. As you prepare to maximize your comfort during the hot summer days, make plans for keeping Pets cool, too. Summer pet safety is simple when you have the right knowledge and tools.

The Dangers of Summer Heat

Dog, cats and other furry companions don a permanent fur coat that they can’t remove. While dogs and cats pant and sweat through […]