Summer is here! Lots of people love summer but it can be a dangerous time for pets. This week Jalene and Jessa give you lots of tips to keep your pet safe as summer roles by.
4th of July – don’t bring your dog to the fire works or parades if you can help it. He might get scared and run away.
Don’t leave your dog or cat in the car for longer than 5 minutes because inside will get very hot and can hurt or kill your dog.
Ticks carry many diseases that your dog can get, so make sure you are treating him. The best thing to use is the medication in the pill form. Just make sure your vet OK’s this.
Roads made with asphalt and concrete get HOT in the summer so if you can’t put your lower arm and wrist on the road and leave it there for more then 10 seconds DON’T let your dog walk on it.
A lot of dogs love cooling off in a kiddie pool when it is hot. Just make sure you are watching him at all times because he could drown. ALL DOGS CANNOT SWIM. So watch him!
Keep your dog on leash and respect people’s space – everyone does not like dogs so don’t let your dog run up to people unless they want to pet him.
A lot of people treat their lawns in the summer so watch your dog and make sure he does not eat anything.
Antifreeze loves to leak in the summer so make sure your dog or cat does not eat any. It can kill them.
Most pets are scared when there are thunderstorms. Get a dryer sheet and rub in on your pets fur. It will take the static electricity out of his fur. This only works 50% of the time.
Barbecue’s and summer party’s can be dangerous for your pet because there are foods there that can make them sick or worse.
Brush your pet often because it will reduce shedding and keep him cooler.