Safe Seasonal Activities with your Dog Jul 29 2014
It is tempting in include a pet in warm weather, seasonal activities such as picnics in the park, vacation travel, and fireworks displays. Care must be taken to ensure the dog’s safety during these outings. Provide adequate restraint, food, and water for a pet that will be away from home. Make sure that there is a shelter, pavilion, or overhang to shade the dog from the sun. Crates are an excellent
choice for providing shade, having excellent ventilation, and safety restraining the dog. The dog should be wearing current identification, and be kept on a leash when out of the crate. If the animal is not acclimated to fireworks, it may be better off left at home.
Ticks - A Health Concern for Your Pet and YOU!!! Most pet owners tend to think of ticks as being a problem in wooded areas and thick underbrush. But ticks can be found even in cities, parks, undeveloped areas, and possibly your own backyard. What most people don't realize is that ticks are involved in the transmission of numerous diseases. Read More >
Flies & Fly Control Practices Flies are considered the biggest nuisance pests for horses. Horse flies and stable flies plus mosquitoes, which can carry West Nile Virus (WNV) are blood feeders. Let's not forget bot flies which are gastro-intestinal parasites. Read More >