With what we have seen so far, it’s going to be a long and very hot summer
season. That is why we need to turn our thoughts to our dogs in this very
Dog pads on hot concrete can blister, peel and easily get infected.
The old timers test was to remove one of your shoes and place on
the surface. If it’s too hot for your foot, then the dog does not need
to walk on it either
Dogs left in a hot car can die!!!!!! There is a great article on the
Humane Society’s web site: www.humanesocietysav.org
“How to help unattended pets in hot cars”
This is well worth reading and heeding the advice.” There is not a law in
Georgia that protects Good Samaritans if they damage the car to rescue the
We are being hit by a new and apparently very virulent strain of “Canine
Influenza” We have all heard of the aftermath of the Perry Shows.
Best advice is to contact your own veterinarian and jointly decide what is
best for your dog(s). It is highly likely that boarding and grooming facilities may soon require that dogs be vaccinated for the Canine Flu prior to boarding or grooming
Have a safe and happy summer!
Gigi Devitt, SKC President