tip 185

Courtesy: Kurgo
Courtesy: Kurgo

Although many canines are strong swimmers, they should always be closely supervised and wear life jackets when swimming or anywhere near water. Further, dogs are vulnerable to many dangers in and around bodies of water, including drowning, being struck by boats, swallowing fishhooks and exposure to Leptospira, a potentially deadly pathogen found within some lakes and ponds.

tip of the day

bounceIf you cat and dog has a lot of static in their fur, try using dryer sheets. Run one lightly over your pet’s coat to take out frizz and the friction. Don’t forget to wash your hands afterwards.