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.
Yes, there are life jackets for dogs! A life jacket can help teach a dog to love the water and continue to keep him safe.
Follow these dog safety tips so everyone (canine AND human) in your car stays safe.
Top 10 reasons to do agility with your dog.
Video by veterinarian Dr. Holly Nash about why a flea and tick prevention and control program is so important for your dog and cat.
Be prepared for hot summer days so you and your dog can enjoy the sun! A few basic supplies and a little planning will help ensure a safe, fun summer.
If you have a dog and a lawn, you’ve probably experienced the unsightly yellow spots caused from the urine killing the grass. Learn about prevention.
Prevention is easy…treatment is not. Learn about heartworm disease so you can keep your dog and cat safe from this devastating disease.
Working on getting fit? In your quest, remember to include your pet as they need exercise too. Here are points to consider as you pursue a healthier you!
Seasonal allergies can cause havoc for dogs. Learn what this dog owner did to help relieve her dog’s allergy symptoms.
Dealing with allergies in dogs can be tricky. Veterinary guidance is very important in both diagnosis and treatment.
A bike trailer is particularly useful for senior dogs or small dogs that are not able to keep up with you on your bike.
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.