Labor Day marks the end of Summer and is one the most celebrated holidays of the year. Many are celebrating by having outdoor family gatherings.
Keep your Dog Safe during Labor Day Festivities.
Labor Day Pet Safety Tips
1) Keep COOL
Know the signs of HEATSTROKE. Take immediate care once your dog suffers from excessive panting and salivation.
SHADE: Make sure you designate a shaded area for your dog.
HYDRATE: Your dog must have access to plenty of fresh drinking water.
SUNBURN: Protect your pet from the dangers of the sun. Only use sunscreen speciﬁcally made for dogs.
SPLASH: Supervise your dog while in the pool, lake, or ocean. Keep in mind that not all dogs can swim. Make sure your dog wears a lifejacket even if your dog knows how to swim.
2) Tasty FOOD
HOT GRILL: Keep your dog away from the BBQ grill, during and after cooking as it remains hot.
It is very important to RESIST Your Dog’s Begging Eyes. TABLE SCRAPS are not treats and can be harmful to a dog’s weight and overall health. Remind all your guests not to feed your dog.
Keep ALCOHOL beverages in a safe place, out of your dog’s paw reach. Alcohol poisoning puts lethal dangers to a dog.
3) TRAVEL Plans
HOT CAR: Never leave your dog in the car.
BUCKLE UP: Make sure your dog is securely safe
TAGS: At all times, your dog must wear a collar and tags with current contact information. Take extra precautions and keep your dog safe from being lost.
Remember these simple dog safety tips for Labor Day.
Keep your family pet safe while you enjoy Labor Day celebrations.