Tag: summer

How to Keep Your Dog’s Paws Safe from Hot Pavement

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Dog paws are tough. For generations, our canine friends have traveled over rocky terrain, snow and tall grass without the help of socks or hiking boots, but they’re not made to withstand extremely hot pavement, asphalt, concrete, or gravel. On hot days, paw pads can burn within 30 seconds of contact. Before you walk your…

| Dogs, Dog Walking

Canine Heat Stroke: Signs and Prevention

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Dogs love to play outside, but they don’t know how to tell us when they’re getting dangerously hot. It’s up to us to be proactive in keeping them comfortable and safe. Get to know how heat stroke affects dogs and what you can do to prevent it: What IS Heat Stroke, Anyway? Your dog’s core…

| Dog Walking, Dogs

7 Fun Games Your Kids Can Play with Your Dogs This Summer

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The kids are home on summer break, and now you have to keep them and the dogs happy! Why not kill two birds with one stone and think about some simple games that your kids can play with the dogs this summer? These games will be well liked by most dogs and encourage gentle and appropriate interactions…

| Dogs

How to Survive Vacation Without Your Pets

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Vacation season is here! Are you already missing your pets… even though you haven’t departed yet? It’s tough to enjoy your trip if you’ll be worrying about your pets the whole time. Here at Ready Pet Go, we specialize in helping loving pet owners feel good about leaving their pets behind. These tips will help…

| Dogs, Cats, Pet Sitting

4 Creative Ways to Keep Your Dog Cool This Summer

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With the temperature rising, give these creative ideas to keep your dog cool a try. 1. Homemade Frozen Dog Snacks You’ve probably noticed how much better you feel after eating an ice cream cone on a hot day. Dogs also feel cooler when enjoying frozen treats. Since they have to lick instead of chomp, frozen…

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5 Super Fun Dog Sports to Try This Summer in Maryland and DC

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Want to try something new this summer? Grab your dog and join a dog sport! Participating in sports is a great way to bond with your dog and meet their needs for exercise and enrichment. It can also give you the opportunity to meet and socialize with other dog lovers. There are many dog sports…