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Summer Days – Here Comes The (Hot) Sun

Summer Days – Here Comes The (Hot) Sun

By Sandy Robins

There is no question of how damaging the sun’s rays can be; they are harmful to both people and pets. And, that also includes cats who have an indoors-only lifestyle and dogs who like to lie in sunbeams because the sun’s harmful rays penetrate glass.Pets that lie in the sun too long can get...

How Do I Keep My Dog Safe From Heat Illnesses in the Car?

How Do I Keep My Dog Safe From Heat Illnesses in the Car?

By Caryl Wolff

Let me say at the outset that I am 100% against leaving dogs in hot cars. However, there may be an emergency where you can't leave your dog at home, and that's what this article is about.In the summer months cars can be dangerous, even deadly, to our dogs. We've all seen the news reports of dogs...

pet hydration

How to Keep Your Pet Healthy & Hydrated

By Patrick Mahaney

As a veterinarian practicing in warm and sunny Southern California, I know the important role hydration plays in promoting my patients's best health. Water makes up 70-80% of a dog or cat's body mass, so it's a crucial nutrient to maintain normal cellular function. A loss of only 10% of the total body fluids can cause serious illness. Learn how important it is to keep pets hydrated and the signs of dehydration to watch out for.

5 Reasons to Stay Out of the Pet E.R. This Summer

5 Reasons to Stay Out of the Pet E.R. This Summer

By Tony Johnson

Watch out for the top 5 summertime threats to your pet that I have seen and treated in my 17 years as an emergency vet.

Preparing for Your Dog’s First Trip to the Office

Preparing for Your Dog’s First Trip to the Office

By Justin Young

Thinking of taking your dog to the office this Friday for National Take Your Dog to Work Day? Make sure you’re not biting off more than you can chew.

Happy Father’s Day, Doggie Dads!

Happy Father’s Day, Doggie Dads!

By PetSafe Guest

This Father’s Day, celebrate being a pet parent. Take a lesson from your dog to live in the moment, love unconditionally, and enjoy the time you have with those you love.

Cat Adoption 101

Cat Adoption 101

By Roslyn McKenna

By Roslyn Ayers, PetSafe Web Content SpecialistRoslyn adopted Lily because she meowed louder than any cat in the room. Why did you choose your pet?It’s kitten season, and all across the country, shelters are being flooded with cats. June is also Shelter Cat Adoption Month, so now’s the perfect time...