Tips to protect pups from the dog days of summer

Published: Friday, May 30, 2014 at 03:21 PM.

6. Prevent pesky parasites. Summer is the high season for fleas, ticks and heartworms. Talk to your Veterinarian about the best way to keep your dog free of parasites.

7. Consider clipping or shaving dogs with long coats. Dogs are basically wearing a fur coat 24/7, which can be extremely hot during the summer months. Giving your dog a trim will help keep him or her cool.

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