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Summer Tips


29
May 2018
How tо Chесk Your Dоg fоr Tiсkѕ

Tiсkѕ are раrаѕitеѕ thаt саn bе deadly tо оur pets, other animals, аnd tо humаnѕ. Tiсkѕ саn be present anywhere – from deep wооdѕ and urban раrkѕ to our very own bасkуаrdѕ. Althоugh ticks are соmmоnlу thought of as inѕесtѕ, thеу аrе асtuаllу blood-sucking arachnids likе ѕсоrрiоnѕ, spiders, аnd mites. Adult tiсkѕ аttасh thеmѕеlvеѕ tо thе tips оf grass blаdеѕ аnd vegetation аnd trаnѕfеr thеmѕеlvеѕ onto раѕѕing animals оr humans. Ticks are not very mоbilе; thеу rely оn passing аnimаlѕ tо bоth fееd on and fоr trаnѕроrtаtiоn. Thе tiсk will аttасh itself tо......

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21
Aug 2017

Are you on the fence about taking your dog to the dog park? Are you wondering about what the benefits and risks might be? I understand.  We all want what is best for our dogs don’t we? Sometimes we just don’t know what to do so we don’t do anything. That doesn’t have to be the case!  I’m here to help you make the best decision for your dog when it comes to whether or not to take him to the local dog park.   Pros Exercise.  Exercise will keep your dog......

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24
Jul 2017
How To Stop Your Dog From Being Lazy This Summer!

How To Stop Your Dog From Being Lazy This Summer! It can be quite challenging to keep your dog constantly entertained and coming up with fun ideas that you and your dog can take part in can be quite a strenuous task. It can even be more exhausting than actually implementing those tasks if you do not have any help. Why should you ensure your dog stays active? The first reason is that if your dog is bored, with nothing to do, the likelihood of him getting into trouble is higher than......

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10
Jul 2017

We’re in the thick of summer and one thing that pets and humans alike despise is mosquitoes. Did you know that your fur-kid’s fur-coat does NOT protect them from mosquito bites? Not only can mosquito bites cause irritation and possibly allergic reactions, but mosquitoes can also transmit dangerous diseases to your pet like: West Nile Virus Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. …and the most dangerous…..Heartworm!!! Which brings us to the question, how do I keep my pet from being bitten from mosquitos? The answer is to destroy their living environment......

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26
Jun 2017
Don’t Let Your July 4th Go To The Dogs

Hey fur-parents! Next Level Pet Care is dedicated to the health and wellness of your furries, so we want to send out a PSA to let you know that in all likelihood your pets are TERRIFIED of the fireworks that come along with Independence Day Celebrations. In fact, the American Humane Association reports that July 5 is the busiest day of the year for animal shelters. Why? Well, consider this: Animal shelters all across the United States the day after Fourth of July are inundated with pets that panicked at the noise......

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19
Jun 2017

Summer’s here! Spoil your fur-kid with these fun ideas for dates with your doggy! Explore your city with your fur-kid. Visit a local Farmer’s Market Go on a picnic. Go shopping at a pet-friendly store. Take a morning walk. Go on a coffee date. Check out an outdoor movie. Go camping. Get some ice cream together. Have a pet-friendly BBQ in your own backyard with your people-friends and their fur-kids.   You can do fun outings like this every week, or more often with dogs that require more exercise. Don’t forget to......

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12
Jun 2017

Did you know that June 23rd is “National Take Your Dog To Work” day? If you plan on packing up your pooch and taking him in the office to hang out with you, here are some nifty tips to make your day extra pup-tacular: Make sure Fluffy is healthy and not sick. Especially if other dogs are going to be around. Fido needs to be socialized properly.  Biting the bosses butt may not bode well for your career. Get permission. Make sure your boss, the facility manager, and your coworkers are ok......

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05
Jun 2017
Protecting Your Dog’s Paws From The Hot Pavement

In addition to being concerned about the sun overhead, you also have to pay attention to kind of grounds your dog will walk on this summer. Some materials like asphalt, wood, metal, sand, pavements or even car surfaces get hot quickly under the sun and they can stay hot for a very long time after the sun has gone down. Your dog’s paws are some of the sensitive parts of their body and may get burnt if they walk on extremely hot surfaces. Here are some tips on how to protect your......

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