Monday, December 18, 2017

Pet Safety Tips for the Holidays

"Keeping your furry family members safe during the holidays can be a difficult task. There are the ornaments, plants, presents, lights -- oh, and who could forget the Christmas tree (if do you decide to put one up this year)? Let's take a look at some simple steps that will allow your pets to join in the holiday fun this year, while avoiding any trips to the animal emergency room."

We know how much you love your pets so follow the article link here to get some great tips on keeping your furry loved ones safe this holiday!

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Monday, December 11, 2017

Winter-Smart Strategies for Keeping Your Dog Outdoors

Good morning all,

Keeping up with our 'dogs and winter theme' this week, we realize that not every dog can live inside all the time. So what do you do when your pups need to stay outside or prefer the outdoors? There are some smart things you can do to ensure your pets safety and happiness during their time outside.

Thanks to the folks over at Drs Foster & Smith here are some categories of tips provided in the full article link here:

  • Proper outdoor housing
  • Walking in the cold
  • Nutrition
  • Grooming and routine inspections

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Tuesday, December 5, 2017

The Dangers of Rock Salt on Dog's Paws

Winter is here and it is only a matter of time until there is snow/ice on the sidewalks and roadways.

"Your well-intentioned neighbors may have covered their sidewalks, driveways and pathways with rock salt to prevent anyone from suffering painful slips and falls on ice. While it’s certainly welcome to have the safety of tip-top traction as you stroll through the snow, there’s a bad side: all of that salt isn’t doing your dog any favors. The tiny granules can irritate the pads of his feet, or cause harmful mouth and stomach issues if ingested. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to help avoid your dog avoid pain and injury... "

To learn more about safety for your dogs paws this winter as you head out for walks visit the original article link here.  To hire a reliable, professional dog walker, learn more about our services by visiting