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What Can You Legally Do In New York State If You See A Dog Locked In A Hot Vehicle?

dog car temp chart

Summer is here and the temperature continues to rise.  Many people don’t think twice about leaving their dog in a hot car while they ‘just run into the store’.  If you and your dog work outside all day your dog may be accustomed to that.  What people don’t realize is that even though they think it’s just a quick trip they could potentially be putting their dogs life in danger.  If the temperature is 75 degrees outside it takes as short as ten minutes, even with the windows open, for the internal temperature of the vehicle to reach 100 degrees.  It can only take minutes for your dog to have heat stroke which could result in death.  Unless your dog is accustomed to the heat, it would be best to leave them home. Continue reading

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Halloween Pet Safety Tips From Your Pet Sitter

Black cat with fangsHalloween has always been my favorite holiday.  I used to go all out and get dressed up every year; still do sometimes.  It can be a stressful or sometimes downright scary day for your pets though.  Please remember the following tips for keeping your furry friends safe this All Hallows Eve.

Keep Your Pet Indoors – All the little goblins running around is enough to scare anyone but imagine it from a pets perspective looking at all the strange people in costume!  The safest place for them is in their nice warm bed, inside.  Vicious pranksters have been known to do some not so nice things to pets on Halloween.  It’s easily preventable by keeping them safely indoors. Continue reading

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