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Pets Hints and Tips
1. Never allow your pet to ride with their head out of an open car window, debris can blow into their eyes or face causing injury.

2. If it's bath time for your furry little friend and you are out of dog shampoo,baby shampoo can be used as a substitute ,shampoo for adults has to much alkali for dogs and can cause skin irritation.

3. To remove pet hair from car upholstery place a latex rubber glove on your hand and wipe over seats,we have an Australian Shepard/Border Collie mix with long silky hair and this tip works great!This also works for upholstered furniture.

4. During the summer months always make sure your pets have plenty of water and shade if outside.When walking your dog check the surface of the road or sidewalk for heat,as the pads on a dogs feet can burn.

5. Never leave your pet alone in a car especially in the summer, they can be overcome by heat and this can lead to a tragic ending.

6. Use stainless steel or ceramic bowls for feeding your pets,plastic bowls can harbor bacteria,keep water and food bowls clean buy washing them in hot soapy water.

7. Taking your dog for a walk every day is good exercise,it's not only good for them but it benefits you as well.

8. Please be a responsible pet owner and spay or neuter your pets!

9. If you have old blankets or comforters that you no longer use,they can be donated to your local A.S.P.C.A. they use them in the pens for the animals to sleep on.

10. To keep ants out of your pets food if feeding outside place bowl of food in a pan of water.

11.Wipe your dog off several times with a used dryer sheet to remove wet dog smell.

12. Use equal parts water, rubbing alcohol and white vinegar mixed to flush out the ear canal of your water loving dog to help prevent infection.