Winter Tips – Next level pet care LLC

Winter Tips


20
Feb 2018

Winter is easily the toughest time of the year to keep your dog’s coat shiny and healthy. Wind, snow, and freezing temperatures can be unkind to your dog’s fluffy fur coat. Today we’re going to talk about a few easy grooming techniques that you can use to help your dog’s coat make it through the Winter months unscathed.   Try To Brush Your Dog’s Coat Regularly I know your dog loves his or her walks – but trekking through the snow and wind can cause your dog’s fur to become wet, matted,......

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30
Jan 2018
How to Find the Best Winter Coat for Your Dog

Buying your dog a winter wardrobe may be a necessity, a luxury, entertainment, or maybe all three!  No matter the reason, our busy lifestyles often leave us wondering where to find the best winter apparel to match our budget.  Fear not, we’ve compiled a list of go-to dog apparel that would make the most discerning of shoppers happy!  The best part is – you don’t even have to leave your house. The Dog Outdoors is a must-see shop for the most active of dogs.  This online shop boasts cozy winter coats to......

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23
Jan 2018
Winter Safety Advice for Pets

You know how the song goes… “Oh… the weather outside is frightful.”Right?  The inclement weather that Winter time brings can be “frightful” for your fur-kids too! But your pet care professionals at Next Level Pet Care are here to help you get your pets safely through the Winter months. Next Level Pet Care suggests that all their clients do a “garage check” when it starts to get cold (and all year long!). That means: 1. Clean up any chemical spills and make sure to put away salt-based ice melters. Antifreeze is DEADLY.......

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09
Jan 2018
Can The Salt Used To Melt Ice Hurt My Dog?

Did you know that the salt used to melt ice and snow is one of the biggest dangers to the health of your dog’s paws? It’s true! In many areas of the world, the combination of icy temperatures and precipitation can spell disaster in more ways than one.  Unfortunately, in our attempts to prevent slips and falls associated with the ice of winter, we often reach for salt as a means of de-icing.  Salt is not the best choice when you are looking out for the health of your dog’s paws. But,......

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18
Dec 2017

Did you know that many of the plants that are popular around this time of the year can be extremely harmful to your pets?  Here is a rundown of some dangerous seasonal plants: Amaryllis – Every single part of this plant is poisonous. If your pet eats the flower or the stem they will more than likely vomit. However, consuming the bulb is the most harmful.  It causes hemorrhagic gastroenteritis and neurological issues. American Holly – American Holly contains potentially toxic compounds that can cause gastrointestinal irritation.  Make sure to keep your......

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11
Dec 2017

Frostbite is a medical term used to describe damage to the skin and other tissue due to extreme cold. Frostbite tends to occur on the extremities of the bodies furthest from the heart and in tissues with plenty of exposed surface area. Dogs are not immune to frostbite, and they are most likely to get it on their paws, ears, and tail. Especially if the dog is damp or wet, there is a higher chance that the mentioned parts can get frostbite. How to Prevent Frostbite The smaller the dog, the harder......

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17
Jul 2017
The Risks to Shaving My Dog’s Coat

As the summer rolls around, you might be tempted to shave your dog’s coat. After all, the coat is there to keep them warm. Do they really need it in the summer? Most humans shave their heads in the summer, so is there anything wrong about shaving a dog? The reality is that shaving your dog carries a number of risks. Let us help you with your decision. When NOT to Shave your Dog   To Prevent Them From Shedding One of the common reasons people shave their dogs is that they......

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