Pool noodles are fun for kids enjoying a summer swim, but they’re also incredibly useful for DIY projects and creative solutions to problems around the home. They can even be used to make fun or helpful items for our dogs. Here are eight life hacks for dogs using pool noodles.
While it’s always a wonderful treat to have fresh fruits and veggies available, it’s important to note that gardens and gardening can be veritable hazards for those who live with dogs. Chemicals, sharp tools, and even plants, themselves, can can quickly cause an emergency for dogs.
Sunburns develop when dogs suffer from overexposure to UV rays from the sun, making their skin tight, red, and tender, just like when we humans get sunburns. Here’s what you should know if your dog gets a sunburn.
The temperatures are warming up, and summer is in full swing. It’s a time for fun outdoor adventures, and for many of us that means camping, especially if we can bring our dogs along. Here are a few tips to get prepared and maximize the camping fun with your dog!
Hurricane season in the US usually lasts from June to November, and it’s important to prepared for an emergency and possible evacuation with a plan that includes your pets. If you live in an area where hurricanes are known to hit, keep yourself, your family, and your dogs safe.
Do you need to worry about citronella negatively affecting your dog? The short answer is your dog probably shouldn’t come into contact with any citronella product, but it’s a little complicated. Here’s what you should know.
One of the most preventable causes of deadly heat stroke and dehydration in dogs is being left in hot cars. Here are seven times heroes smashed windows to save dogs from hot cars, caught on video.
Heat stroke occurs when your pet’s internal temperature becomes dangerously high, generally about 106 degrees F. Veterinarian Dr. Phil Zeltzman has some tips about the signs of heat stroke, the treatment, and how to prevent it from happening in your dog.
One of our main concerns as pet parents is keeping our furry family members happy. However, it’s not always obvious what pleases our pooches. Luckily, we’ve got some tips to keep your dog happy that might help.
If you see a dog locked in a hot car, you’ll probably want to do something to save that pup. Before you immediately start smashing windows, there are some things you should know, including what is legal and illegal in your area.
The dog days of summer are usually the hottest days of the year, but you may be wondering why we refer to them as the “dog days” and when they happen. What do our beloved canine companions have to do with the warm weather?
Summer has officially started, and the dog days will be here again before you know it. July is National Beat The Heat Month — a reminder to us all to keep our pups cool on these hot summer days. Here are a few pups who won’t let anything stop them from staying cool while being cool.
If you ever feel yourself starting to get a little sad that the younger you got to enjoy the summer time more than the adult you, adopting or fostering a dog can rejuvenate you and fill your boring summer with joy and childlike wonder all over again!
With the warmer weather upon us, it is a good time to think about how you’ll make the most of the coming summer months when you can enjoy the outdoors. While you’re at it, why not get your dog involved in the fun?
As warmer summertime temperatures approach, it’s important to remember that dogs are vulnerable to injuries and illnesses related to hot weather, including heat stroke, dehydration, sunburn, and foot pad burns. The most dangerous condition may be heat stroke.
The nice, summer weather brings plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities that will allow kids to form deeper relationships with the dogs they love. Dogs can teach children a lot about compassion, empathy, and responsibility, too.
Sometimes we forget that our pups can get sunburns, just like us, and that can lead to skin damage, secondary infections, and skin cancer. A fur coat isn’t always enough protection from the sun’s harmful rays. Here’s what you should know about using sunscreen on your dog.
Cody the Labrador loves summer because it means he’ll get to spend time in the pool. But sometimes you just need a break from all that doggy paddling. And as Cody finds out, standing is a lot easier than swimming! Watch the funny video!
Summer means barbecues, pool parties, and fun times outdoors are on the way. And of course, we want to include our dogs on as many of those activities as possible. DogTime asked veterinarian Dr. Kurt Venator, DVM, PhD from Purina about how to keep dogs safe in summer.
We dare you to have a better time than a dog charging down a water slide! Can you find more zen than a Pit Bull taking a candle-lit bath? The dogs in this video will make you want to stop what you’re doing, start enjoying summer, and get in the pool.
Whether you’re at the beach, having a picnic in the park, or simply sitting on your front porch with your dog, there is nothing better than getting sucked into a great summer read. Here are some of our favorite books for every dog lover’s summer reading list.