Summer Sizzle: Dangerously Hot Temperatures and Summer Paw Safety

Paw pads are comprised of fat, connective tissue and thick skin, but that doesn’t mean dogs can’t feel the ground they walk on.

Sure, their specialized anatomy allows them to hike on rocky trails or run on scratchy pavement, and their paw pads stand up to a lot of action over time. However, summer paw safety is critical to avoid injuries associated with walking on sizzling surfaces.

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Know the Basics of Camping With a Dog

Enjoying a day together.For outdoor enthusiasts, camping is one of the more enjoyable summertime activities. All that fresh air, starry skies, and wide open space – what’s not to love?

For pet owners, camping with a dog makes the experience a hundred times better. However, along with the wonders of nature also come certain dangers. For our canine camping buddies, this includes the risk of becoming lost or encountering wildlife.

Camping with a Dog 101

To keep your four-legged friend safe, plan ahead for your camping trip and know how to handle emergency situations. Continue…