Blog: Summer tips

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Water Safety for Dogs

  Not all dogs like to swim! Not everybody can swim like Michael Phelps. Similarly, neither can every dog. Never force your dog to swim. There is a preconceived misconception that dogs are born knowing how to swim, this is not true.

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Heat Exhaustion in Dogs

  Heat exhaustion (or “heat stroke”) is an unfortunately common presentation at veterinary emergency clinics in the summer months. It is essentially when the pets body has been pushed to a hyperthermic state for an extended period of time, to the point where their bodies cannot thermoregulate to correct the...