The temperature inside a parked car can reach 120° in minutes, even with the windows slightly open. For your pet, this can result in heatstroke, which occurs when a dog’s or cat’s temperature rises above 104°. EXTREME PANTING / GASPING VERY ANXIOUS BEHAVIOR EXCESSIVELY HOT, DRY SKIN DIZZINESS, LACK OF COORDINATION SEVERE VOMITING OR DIARRHEA […]

  CHOCOLATE, COFFEE, CAFFEINE  These products contain methylxanthines which, when ingested by pets, can cause vomiting and diarrhea, panting, excessive thirst and urination, hyperactivity, abnormal heart rhythm, tremors, seizures and even death. Darker chocolate is more dangerous than milk chocolate.  Beverages and food containing alcohol can cause vomiting, diarrhea, decreased coordination, central nervous system depression, […]

They sleep in cool shade. They play in cool dirt. They lay in cool shadows. They don’t have to work. It seems dogs and cats are pretty cool about keeping cool. Why?  They don’t wear pants – and they don’t sweat.  Of course, we all know that they do, indeed, pant.  They pant to help […]

We all like spending the sunny days of summer with our furry friends. Unfortunately, summer is the most dangerous time for pets. We have some suggestions that will help you and your pets share a great and safe summer together. Although heat is the #1 offender, here are a few other things to remember! Protect […]