Everyone loves to be outside with their dog in the summer time. However, dogs are not as tolerant to the heat as humans are. As temperatures soar this summer, be aware that your pet may be prone to heat stroke. Heat stroke can occur easily on a hot day with even moderate activity. Signs of impending heat stroke include excessive panting, bright pink gums and tongue, weakness, exhaustion, and vomiting or diarrhea. Watch your pet carefully when you are outside this summer. Stop activity and provide rest, shade and water to your pet frequently. And remember, never leave your pet unattended in a hot car.
Sweet Pea came to me one day in my yard. I found her sitting under my holly tree. She wouldn't come to me so I had to trap her. I put her in a dog cage and we got to know each … [Read Full Story >]