The Safest Sunscreen for Dogs
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You wouldn’t head out for a day of fun in the sun without slathering yourself and the kids in sunscreen, but what about our four-legged, furry friends? In addition to providing our dogs with UPF50 clothing, proper shade, and hydration on sunny days, sunscreen should be part of your warm-weather care routine. Can Dogs Get Sunburned? Yes, just like us, our doges can get burned from sun exposure. Millie Rosales DVM, DACVD, of Miami Veterinary Dermatology, says that a sunburned dog can suffer from red, inflamed skin that becomes irritated and painful. Sunburns on dogs can also lead to hair...
Beat the Heat and Sunburn on your Dog
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With Summer comes outdoor activities and fun times. Of course, our pups are family members and that means they will be spending a good amount of time outside, hiking, barbequing, boating, swimming and picnicking. Even at home, dogs love to lay in the sun. You are very likely protecting yourself and your human family members but what about your dog? UV rays are harmful to dogs as they are to humans. With some dogs, you may notice that the sun, not just the heat, is causing your dog serious discomfort. Some dogs are more susceptible to getting burned by the sun....
Spring Plants That Are Dangerous for Pets
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7 Ways to Have the Best Valentine's Day with Your Pet
On Valentine’s Day between love notes, bouquet of roses and boxes of chocolates. Don’t forget about your fur baby. Your pet is your best friend and biggest supporter. Here are some ideas to show them how much you love them. Cuddle up with your pup and watch a movie or read a book. The ideal Valentine to your pet is to spend time with you and be your center of attention. Lounging in Louie de Coton made in Seattle ultra plush dog robes with satin trims are perfect pampering for your pup. Do something they love to do. Play...
Why Do Dogs Sniff?
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There is no doubt that dogs love to sniff, they look forward to their walk and sniffing time. Sniffing and smelling is our dogs’ primary mechanism for processing new information and observing the environment. Part of what makes dogs so incredible is their heightened sense of smell and ability to remember and recall certain scents. You may have heard the expression that dogs ‘see with their noses.’ But these creature’s amazing nasal architecture actually reveals a whole world beyond what we can see. The Science of The Dog Sniff In the following video by Alexandra Horowitz, teacher and researcher at Barnard...