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Dog Paw Burns and Hot Pavement Dangers

You might look at your phone to see what the air temperature is before you head out on a walk with your dog, but the air temperature is not a good indicator of surface temperature. What seems like a nice comfortable stroll, might actually be agonizing for your dog.   Sidewalks, asphalt, sand and dirt all …

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Dog Travel Tips and What to Bring Along on Your Next Pet-Friendly Vacation

I’m a big fan of traveling with my dog and know first hand that a few dog travel tips can help you make it a great experience.  In my opinion, it’s all in the planning and making sure you do your research ahead of time. You will have a much more successful and fun trip if …

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Car Safety for your Dog – Keeping your Dog Safe while you Drive

Keeping your dog safe while driving in the car is one of the most important things you do as a pet parent.  We’ve all see the cute image of a dog enjoying the breeze as his parent drives happily along.  The reality however, is that your dog needs to be restrained for his safety as well as yours. …