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Summer + Hot Cars = Trouble for Pets

Summer + Hot Cars = Trouble for Pets

Pet Overheating is a Serious Matter It’s time to talk about your pets and making sure to never leave a pet in a hot vehicle.  While the goal should be to not leave your furry loved ones unattended in a vehicle no matter what time of year it is, summer temperatures can...
Disaster Readiness for Your Pet

Disaster Readiness for Your Pet

Here in Florida, we deal with hurricanes, sinkholes, floods, and all types of devastating disasters. While each type of disaster requires certain measures to ensure the safety of both you and your pets, here are three tips that are essential for all of them. Emergency...
Stop Dog Urine from Killing Your Lawn

Stop Dog Urine from Killing Your Lawn

Noticing dry or burned patches of grass in your lawn or garden? Your dog might be the culprit. If you didn’t know, fresh, green grass and dog urine are arch enemies! Though many people believe it is the “acid” in your dog’s urine that is ruining your lawn, it’s...
Why Manatees Are Awesome!

Why Manatees Are Awesome!

The ocean’s largest herbivores, manatees have a special place in every Floridian’s heart. These amazing animals lead an interesting existence. Here’s some cool facts about them you can use to impress your friends: Though manatees are very large creatures, West Indian...
Gum Disease Prevention

Gum Disease Prevention

We’ve stressed before how important your pets’ oral hygiene is to their overall health. Gum disease is a particular problem because, if gums are not properly maintained, it can have a direct impact on your furry friend’s vital organs. That means issues for kidneys,...