Pet Health CenterHelp Your Dog Survive the Dog Days
The dog days of summer can be uncomfortable enough for us humans. But imagine how your poor dog feels. With normal body temperatures that run warmer than ours, and a built-in fur coat, August can be downright unbearable for our canine companions. Using common sense can go a long way to keeping your dog cool and comfortable.
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