The summer heat is definitely well on its way, which means pools are opening, lakeside adventures are being planned, and the stress of having a dog that can’t swim or loves the water can be seeping in. Some dog breeds have a natural affinity for the water—they may be in the nearest puddle or pool before you can say no. Yet, not every dog breed is a natural-born swimmer, even some of those that may be attracted to water. To make sure your four-legged buddy stays safe in the water, some canine swimming lessons may be in order. Here are a few pointers to keep in mind.
As pet parents, we have to make a lot of choices when it comes to our pet’s health. And with so many options it gets harder and harder to know what the best choice is for your pet. With flea and tick season reaching its peak, a lot of you may be wondering what is the best method of prevention. All cats and dogs are different, what works well for one may not work for the other. Unfortunately, trial and error are the only way to know which option is best. But where do you start?