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Dog Pool Safety 101

Dog Pool Safety 101

With summer around the corner, I thought this would be a useful reminder. Although your children may be competent swimmers, do not assume that your pets are. Preventing pool accidents for your pets takes adequate planning and careful supervision.  Contrary to popular belief... Not all dogs are efficient swimmers. This common misconception can be life threatening to your pet. Dogs that are considered to be brachycephalic, such as English bulldogs, American bulldogs, and French bulldogs, are notoriously bad swimmers. Therefore, it is smart to teach these dogs how to swim and exit the pool safely to prevent drowning. Limiting their...

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Summer Pet Safety Tips

Summer Pet Safety Tips

Time for some Mid summer safety tips for our furry friends. To make sure your pet’s summer season is as fun and safe as possible, here are some Summer Pet Safety Tips:   Never leave your pet in a car! Parking in the shade and leaving the windows open is not an option. Even if you are just running a quick errand, in a hot car your pet’s temperature can rise rapidly and they can overheat in a very short period of time. It only takes minutes to reach dangerous levels leading to heatstroke and even death. Please please please...never leave your...

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Dental Care for Dogs and Cats – Why is it Important?

Dental Care for Dogs and Cats – Why is it Important?

  Dental disease is one of the most common health problems in both dogs and cats. Just like humans, dogs and cats build up plaque on their teeth all through the day. If the plaque is left to accumulate and not removed via brushing, it calcifies into tartar and forms the hard buildup that is seen on your pet’s teeth. The first stage of periodontal disease is gingivitis, which is the red line you can see on your pet’s gum line. Gingivitis simply means that the pet’s gums are swollen and inflammed from the plaque or bacteria that builds up...

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What is Dog Bloat?

What is Dog Bloat?

What Is Dog Bloat? Bloat happens when a dog's stomach fills with excessive gas, food, or fluid usually due to excessive eating or drinking or eating or drinking too fast. The expanded stomach puts pressure on other organs causing dangerous problems, including: No blood flow to the heart and stomach lining A tear in the wall of the stomach A harder time breathing When a dog’s stomach rotates or “twists” with Bloat, a condition develops that can be deadly called Gastric Dilation Volvulus.  As the stomach rotates, blood becomes trapped, unable to return to the heart and other areas of the body....

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