Wondering About Summer Pet Safety? Look No Further!

Summer pet safety is the cornerstone of summer fun with petsThe summer sort of plays tricks on us. During a time that we’re supposed to feel relaxed and happy, we spend an inordinate amount of time worrying about stuff. From traveling away from home to simply walking along the river, it’s imperative to know what’s at stake – especially when pets are involved. They tend to embrace the season with utter abandon! While we could learn a thing or two from them on that front, it’s up to us to protect them with these summer pet safety tips.

Bugs That Ruin a Good Time

Summer is prime bug time. Fleas and ticks can really push pet owners to their limits, and heartworm disease (spread by mosquitoes) is no joke, either.

Wouldn’t it be great if you could have peace of mind this summer that your pet wouldn’t get any parasites? There is! Maintaining your pet’s parasite prevention medication is the best way you can protect your pet from a flea infestation, a bite from a Lyme-carrying tick, or heartworm disease from a pesky mosquito. Continue…

Precious Paws: Summer Paw Safety Tips For Your Pet

Paw Safety Matters

Many pet owners can’t wait to go for walks to the park, to the beach, and many other outdoor locales with their four-legged friends when the beautiful summer weather hits. Certainly our pets love it as much, if not more, than we do.

While it’s understandably tempting to take our pets along on whatever summer adventures we conjure up, it’s important to keep their safety and comfort in mind. The summer sun can increase your pet’s chances of suffering a heat-related injury, including injuries to the paw pads from hot surfaces.

Practicing good summer paw safety can reduce your pet’s chance of injury and ensure a happy and active summer for the both of you. Continue…

Playing It Cool: Tips For A Safe And Fun Summer With Your Pets

well-nat-iStock_000045705756_LargeAfter a long, hard, New England winter it’s safe to say that most of us are ready to enjoy all that summer has to offer, and chances are that our pets feel the same way. While soaking in the warm weather is something that many pet parents look forward to, intense sun and rising humidity can be uncomfortable and downright dangerous for our four-legged friends. Follow these tips for summer pet safety to beat the heat and enjoy the dog (and cat) days of summer with your pet. Continue…

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