Summer Heat Safety For Pets

iStock_000024833994_LargeThe dog days of summer have arrived – and that means hot temperatures, hazy air, and a deep need to nap through the hottest part of the day. Summer heat also tends to drive us outdoors to play. Trips to the mountains or swimming in Folsom Lake can pry us out of our air conditioned houses in hopes that it will be cooler… Somehow…

Regardless if you are at home or on the go, it’s important to remember that the heat of summer can be a serious threat to your pet’s health and safety. But with a little prior planning and common sense, keeping your pet cool can be a breeze. Here are our tips for summer heat safety for pets. Continue…

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How to Create a Pet Friendly Yard

iStock_000023479503_SmallAs the weather keeps getting warmer, you and your pet will likely be spending more time outdoors in the months to come. So why not create a yard that you both will want to spend time in? Creating a pet friendly yard doesn’t have to be hard. Nor do you need a large yard in order to create an oasis for your pet. With a little common sense, a dash of ingenuity, and a flash of creative inspiration, you’ll have your pet playing in the sunshine in no time.

To help you get started, we’ve compiled a few of our favorite ideas, from simple basics to backyard-pet-dreams-gone-wild. We hope our ideas will inspire yours. So start thinking like your pet, and let’s get started! Continue…