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Keep Boating Dogs Safe

Keep Boating Dogs Safe

August 1, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Choose a life jacket that has a sturdy lifting handle — a wet dog becomes heavy. Dogs may suffer from seasickness, so take short trips at first. Feed lightly until you see how your canine reacts. Reserve a cool shady spot on the boat for your dog. Dogs need sunscreen just like people. Apply canine-safe […]

Don’t Bug Out!

Don’t Bug Out!

July 1, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Face it: outdoor lovers can’t hide from biting bugs. There are ticks along the walk to the dock and amidst the shore foliage, and on most evenings there seem to be more mosquitoes than stars! Dr. Sunil Sood says that for the sake of our health, we need to be vigilant against insects, as many […]

Boating Dogs Need Our Protection

Boating Dogs Need Our Protection

September 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Plenty of dog lovers bring their pooches along for a relaxing day on the boat. However, relaxing is not the same as letting down your guard — our furry friends depend on us to keep them safe. Kayaks, canoes, SUPs, and trailered boats often launch from areas ringed with reeds, brush, and grasses — the […]