Summer Fun!Summer time usually means high temperatures. High temperatures usually lead to one of the more enjoyable activities for most dogs… swimming!

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Don’t Forget the Water!

by Claire H. on June 15, 2017

Always remember fresh water for a day at the beach!

Always remember fresh water for a day at the beach!

When packing the car for a fun day at the beach we always remember to pack drinks and refreshment for all the humans… do you remember to pack fresh water for your dog, too?

Just as we don’t want to drink the water from a lake (or ocean), it isn’t a good idea for dogs to either. Lake water can contain algae that can be harmful to dogs when ingested, and the salt content of saltwater can cause salt poisoning if too much is ingested. It can take as little as a few swallows of contaminated lake water to make a dog sick if the wrong algae is present. read full post

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Discovering and Dealing with Motion Sickness in Pets

by Heather C. June 1, 2017

Heather’s new puppy had a drooling problem that lead to vomiting when riding in the car. Here’s her story and what her solution was.

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Enjoy the 4th of July with Your Pet SAFELY in Hot Weather!

by Melissa R. June 1, 2017

The 4th of July can be a fun time for you and your pets! Family, friends, cookouts, playtime and fun in the sun. But please remember to BE SAFE with your pets during hot weather.

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On the Road Again – Car Safety and Comfort for Dogs

by Keri K. May 15, 2017

How to get your dog to appreciate riding in the car, along with a few products that can help.

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Got a Stressed Dog? Try These Tips!

by DFS-Pet-Blog May 1, 2017

Like humans, dogs can also get stressed. Dog stress can result in undesirable behavior and can lead to health issues. Try these tips to calm your dog.

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2017-2018 MASNA Student Scholarships Available

by Aquatics April 19, 2017

We are proud to again partner with the Marine Aquarium Societies of North America (MASNA) for the 2017-2018 MASNA Student Scholarships. There are two scholarships available: One $4,000 scholarship for a college undergraduate student One $4,000 scholarship for a college graduate student The 2017-2018 MASNA Student Scholarships are sponsored by Drs. Foster and Smith LiveAquaria.com, […]

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Heartworm: Keep Your Dog Protected

by DFS-Pet-Blog April 15, 2017

Remembering to give your cat or dog a heartworm pill is too important to forget. Prevention is easy…treatment is not. Learn about heartworm disease.

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What You Need to Know About Heartworm Disease

by DFS-Pet-Blog April 1, 2017

Prevention is easy…treatment is not. Learn about heartworm disease so you can keep your dog and cat safe from this devastating disease.

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New Puppy?

by Melissa R. March 29, 2017

Get tips and advice on how to care for the new puppy in your life.

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Happy Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day!

by DFS-Pet-Blog February 2, 2017

February 23 is Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day! Here are a few fun trivia facts plus what you can do to celebrate this doggitylicious day.

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6 Fantastic Ideas for Fall Fun With Your Dog

by DFS-Pet-Blog September 13, 2016

Happy fall! Along with gorgeous new sights and increasingly comfortable temperatures, fall offers unique opportunities for fun with your dog. 1.) Enjoy the changing foliage – Explore a park, go hiking, or simply stroll around your neighborhood to take in nature’s handiwork. Be sure to protect your dog against fleas and ticks with a product like K9 […]

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29 Ways to Spoil Your Pet

by DFS-Pet-Blog January 2, 2016

Pet owners will relate with many of these “tips” for spoiling your pet. No matter how we spoil our pets, it’ll all add up to happy, healthy pets!

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