Posts tagged "tethered dogs"

Keepings Pets Safe in the Summer

Keepings Pets Safe in the Summer
Dogs can die in hot cars. According to the AAA Chicago Motor Club, when it’s 85 degrees outdoors, even with the  car windows open for cross-circulation, the dashboard will heat up to 170 degrees in 15 minutes. “How hot it can get in a car just blows me away,” says Dr. Mike Cavanaugh, executive director and... Read more »

Fireworks and the Fourth

Fireworks and the Fourth
Each year I read about a dogs who die needlessly as a result of fireworks. Desperately attempting to get away from the exploding sounds, the terrified dog chokes to death on a chain or rope or even jumps a fence (and gets hit by a car). I wrote a piece for USAWeekend.com about how to... Read more »
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