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Help your pet beat the heat.

Keeping Dogs Cool During the Summer

By Caryl Wolff

Depending on which part of the country you are located, temperatures can soar during the summer. Heat dangers can happen quickly indoors and out. Here are some do's and don'ts to make sure your dogs are safe in the heat.

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Why won't my pet drink from his water bowl?

Why won’t my pet drink from his water bowl?

By Justin Young

Your cat needs one ounce of water per pound of body weight each day. This amount may increase based on the activity level of your pet or existing health conditions. You can help keep your cat properly hydrated by providing a source of clean water. But, what if your cat doesn’t seem to like her bowl?

How Do I Know My Pet Is Overheating?

How Do I Know My Pet Is Overheating?

By Justin Young

During the summer months, rising temperatures prove dangerous or even deadly to furry family members. Staying hydrated helps protect pets from overheating, but it's still important to recognize the signs of distress. Keep your critters, and yourself, from becoming hot under the collar by preventing potential problems.