Posts Tagged ‘summer’
It’s gonna get hot soon and your dog or cat might start looking for those cold spots in the hot to hang out like the tub, tiled floors, and right in front of the a/c. Hot weather can be dangerous for pets. If you are wondering how to make sure your furry friend can stay [...]
Sunnier days means more time outside. For our pets that can mean they are susceptible to problems that aren’t around during the cooler months. Skin and ear infections rise during the summer and it’s important we do what we can to keep our buddies safe. 5 Tips For Summer Protect their skin – skin cancer [...]
Summer is coming and with that are some new hazards to be aware of when out and about with your dog. Heatstroke can be the serious and often fatal result of a dog’s prolonged exposure to excessive heat. Don’t forget to keep an eye open for the signs of heatstroke. Early Stages: Heavy panting. Rapid [...]
Taking your dog for a hike? Going camping this summer? Great idea! But first, be sure you and your dog are prepared for the upcoming trek. Here are a few tips for taking your dog on a camping trip or summer hike. 6 Tips For Summer Getaways Expect the Unexpected – Although you can probably [...]
When most people consider Rhode Island vacations, they usually think Newport or Block Island. And while they are great destinations, there are a lot of other extremely beautiful and pet-friendly places to visit in the Ocean State. Our CEO, Smudge Kingsley, recently packed us up and took us on a road trip to visit some [...]
With the onset of nice weather, taking your dog into the wilderness can be extremely rewarding. With all the sensory stimulation the outdoors provides, you’ll see a side of your pet that you might not have witnessed before. Watching him fully engaged, tail wagging, nose to the ground and in the air, prancing back and [...]
It’s a little known fact that dogs can get heat stroke during the summer that can be fatal. Given the fact that I’m the owner of a Labrador who is Black, keeping my pooch cool is a high priority.