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Seasonal Tips

Spring -- a beautiful time of year, but time to naturally treat for fleas and ticks.
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Winter

During the cold winter months, it is best to keep your cat inside. Outdoor cats can freeze, become lost or be stolen, and injured or killed. Thoroughly wipe off your dog’s legs, feet and stomach when they come in out of the snow or ice. They can ingest salt, antifreeze or other dangerous chemicals. Be sure to check the pads of their feet for ice as they tend to crack from the cold.

When your dog spends most of their time outside be sure to increase their food so they can store the proper amount of fat to stay warm.

When the temperature gets below freezing, bring your pet inside!

Fall

With fall upon us, if you are out raking leaves, cleaning out gutters, or just enjoying the fall temperature, your pet may also be out romping with you.  Beware!  There are some potentially dangerous parts of fall to watch out for. Many people use pest control intended to kill rodents.  These chemicals are highly toxic to pets—if ingested, the results could be fatal. If you must use these products, do so with extreme caution and put them in places inaccessible to your pets.

Spring

Spring is a beautiful time of year! The long winter is finally over and gardens are beginning to blossom and the dreaded flea and tick season begin. Prevention is the best measure to keep fleas from affecting your pet and your home. Because chemicals of dangerous for your pet, it is important to treat fleas and ticks naturally. Check out Purely Pets for natural products to treat both ticks and fleas.

Summer

Most pets enjoy riding in the car with us while we run errands. So you crack the window, leave your pet in the car because it is only 80 degrees outside. This doesn’t sound too bad until you use a thermometer. In 15 minutes, the car can heat up to over 115 degrees. Sometimes we mean well, but during the hot summer months, it is best to leave your dog home in the air conditioning.