Safety in the Sun

Safety in the Sun

By Colleen Willms, DVM, DACVECC

United Animal Nations, a national non-profit animal protection group,  launched its “My Dog is Cool” Campaign to prevent dogs and other animals from dying in hot cars during warm-weather months. Every year, dogs die after being locked inside cars while their owners leave them to shop or run errands, often for “just a few minutes.” […]

Dog Heat Stroke

I see that  Dr. Mark has recently blogged about the dangers of heat stroke,  but due to the extreme heat of the last week,  I thought the subject was worth revisiting… This heat! My God, I feel like I’m melting. People keep telling me I’ll get used to it, but I’m still skeptical. My dogs […]