Let's Paws and Talk!
Pollen seems to be everywhere for both humans and their pets so if you are going to be outdoors enjoying the weather, be sure both you and your pet stay well hydrated. Rest in the shade if you feel your overheating or if your pet is showing excessive panting or overheating.
And, remember they can get sunburned, dehydrated and their paws can burn on the hot summer pavements. Keep a cooling towel handy and when you get home be sure to wipe their paws so they are free of pesticides or other chemicals.
Have a happy and safe summer.
Authored by: Linda Jangula
Dakota got a new friend about 7 years ago. His name is Bear and he is a Maltese.
When the dogs first met Dakota was nice to Bear. Knowing that Dakota didn't play well with others, this was a surprise. They now tolerate each other.
Dakota misses Bear when he goes for grooming appointments, and greets him when he gets home. Other than this display of affection, Dakota doesn't have much to do with Bear.
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It is always an exciting day when Dad takes Mom and tiny little Cash on an outing, especially when it comes to meeting new people. Cash has never turned down an opportunity for a by-passer to stop and tell him how adorable he looks while sharing a warm pat or scratch behind the ear.
Now if they have a treat for him that's the icing on the cake - or as the little guy would say, "gravy on the bone"! However, a lick or two of frozen doggie yogurt works too.
Authored by: LindaClick here to read more.
DAKOTA'S DAILY WALKS
As the family and Dakota settled in, my husband would take her for walks. There was a hiking trail close to the house, that they frequented.
Jack walked Dakota on the trail several times always on the leash, stopping at certain spots to rest and give Dakota a drink of water and a treat.
The next walk on the trail Jack decided to let Dakota run. He took the leash off and away she went. When he caught up with her, she was waiting for him at one of the spots they had stopped atClick here to read more.
When Dakota was brought home, she was familiarized with her new surroundings. She did the usual stiffing and smelling and gladly went to into her new yard. My husband, working from home, watched her for a moment or two and went to his office. Shortly after he sat down he heard Dakota bark. She was at the back door. Now, mind you this is not the door she went out to get to the yard. My husband let her in, took her back to the yard, looked for and open gate, a hole that sheClick here to read more.
is comes to enjoying exercising in style, this has to be the best for
both man and man's best friend! Perfect Day for a leisurely stroll
before the pavement gets to hot from the summer heat! Makes one want to
get out and join the fun doesn't it...
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