Using metal water dishes outside in winter may be a risk,
because your pet's tongue could stick to the frozen metal. In the
summer, metal bowls can get very hot and burn your dog.
Baking soda decreases the smell of puppy urine on carpet
Do not leave your dog unattended on a choke chain. The chain could get caught and strangle the dog.
the signs of heatstroke. They include: heavy panting, increased heart
rate, difficulty breathing, mild weakness or even collapse, diarrhea,
seizures and vomiting.
Do not leave your dog in the car
unattended on hot days. Even with the windows open, temperatures in cars
WILL reach deadly levels. It only takes five minutes! If you see a dog
locked in a very hot car do something to try and help it before it's too
Brush your pets regularly. Some cats and dogs also
benefit from ‘lion cuts,’ but don’t cut them too short, as this may
cause sunburn when they are outside.
When your dog is teething,
instead of have him chewing on couches, walls, etc., buy a few (cheap)
washcloths. Soak the washcloth with water and put it in the
freezer. When fully frozen, give it to the dog to chew. It will thaw out
so have another one ready in the freezer.
Walks should be at dawn and dusk, or at least before 8 am and after 6 pm. Definitely limit walks in the middle of the day.
urination burns your lawn? Try giving them some tomato juice every day
(either in a bowl or on their food) and it should solve the problem.
leave your pets unattended at a pool. Some dogs are not very good
swimmers, so be sure to introduce the water gradually and always put a
floatation device on your pet when on a boat. Some pools contain
chemicals that could cause an upset stomach. Rinse your dog off after
swimming to help prevent this.
Do not leave your pet in an area
with dangling phone cords, drape cords or other items that it may
strangle itself on. Be aware of electric cords that may be chewed by the
Is your dog digging? Try putting cayenne pepper in the holes—they don't like the sensation when they go back to dig again.
key to helping your new dog make a successful adjustment to your home
is being prepared and being patient. It can take anywhere from two days
to two months for you and your pet to adjust to each other.
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Rochester Hills, MI 48309 Davison, MI48423