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5 Dog Breeds Who Hate Summer And How You Can Keep Them Cool

Does your dog hate the heat? As the sweltering and hazy dog days of summer arrive, dogs who are sensitive to humidity and heat may grow lethargic and are often more than happy to sit in an air-conditioned home all day.

What may seem like a natural response to heat can be a serious problem for some breeds. Here are FIVE breeds of dogs who do NOT thrive in the hot weather and what you can do to keep them cool.

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Summer Allergies In Dogs: How To Spot The Symptoms And Provide Relief

The runny nose, the itchy eyes, and the scratchy throat that won’t go away are just a few of the “joys” that summer allergies bring, and just when you had gotten over your spring allergies! No matter your location, summer allergies appear due to pollen, various weeds, and many common types of grass.

Summer allergies can also affect your four-legged family member, manifesting in several physical symptoms. Here’s how to spot the signs and provide your dog relief.

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Fire Safety: 3 Easy Ways You Can Help Protect Your Pets

Every year, in the United States alone, over 500,000 pets experience house fires, and 40,000 of those pets tragically lose their lives, mostly from complications due to smoke inhalation. In general, pet owners do not like to think about their four-legged family members experiencing an event such as a fire, but they must prepare in the event one happens.

 

Here are THREE easy ways pet owners can help protect their pets from a potential house fire with preparation and prevention.  

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How Every Dog Owner Can Plan A Perfect Beach Day!

The sun is up, the weather is warm, and the ocean is calling your name! There are few summer activities that rival hitting the beach on an idyllic summer day. A beach trip is fun for every family member, and that can include four-legged family members.

However, if you plan on bringing your dog along, there are a few things to consider. Follow this guide to ensure that you (and your pup) have the best day ever!

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