Posts Tagged: summer

Summer Fun With Your Pup

Summertime in Southern California is dreaded by many pet-owners and for good reason; prime walking time is very early or late, you have to be weary of over heating and your dog has energy to spare.  In a previous post (embed post here) we discussed how to exercise your pet indoors but here we have some ideas to…

How to Keep Your Dog Cool in the Summer Heat

Today is the first day of summer and we welcome it with temperatures in the triple digits!!!  We are having a hard enough time staying cool and hydrated, but what about your pets?  Dogs can easily become overheated, as they only have a limited ability to release heat from their bodies by panting and through the sweat glands in their…

Foxtails – A Dog’s Enemy

You’ve probably noticed that since the rain has stopped around here, and the grasses have begun to turn from green to gold. That means it’s time to watch out for the weed called foxtail, which produces small barb-like seeds—a major hazard for dogs. The foxtail plant is a tallish grass that grows in western states…