Tips for Safe Traveling with Pets by Car or Air

  Americans take millions of trips every year. For many families, that vacation includes taking the family pet. If you plan to take your furry family member, consider taking these extra steps to ensure you experience safe traveling with pets.     Before You Travel with Your Pet Decide if it’s even best to bring your furry friend along. Is your pet anxious about traveling? What will you be spending your time doing at your destination? Think carefully about the travel…

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Protecting Your Pet from Heat Exhaustion and Heatstroke

  Those long, hot, lazy days of summer can be quite enjoyable. But rising temperatures can mean rising concerns for your pet’s health. Overheating can lead to serious health consequences for your pet. Understanding the signs of heat exhaustion and heatstroke and knowing how to keep your pet cool can help you keep a trip to the ER off your summer to-do list.    How Pets Stay Cool If you want to make sure your pets don’t overheat, it’s most important to understand what they do…

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Which Fruits Are Safe for Your Dog to Eat?

    Nothing says summer like fresh produce. Sweet, vine-ripened strawberries, mouth-watering melons, and juicy peaches are just a few of the fruits that tempt our tastebuds when the temperatures rise. Many of these summertime favorites can be shared as a healthy treat for your dog, especially if they are prepared correctly. Fruits are often low in calories, provide additional vitamins and minerals, and can even help your dog stay hydrated.

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