Paw Safety During the Dog Days of Summer

Dog getting water in summer

With Austin experiencing 100°F days during the dog days of summer, we wanted to remind everyone of dog paw safety. Our dog walkers test the pavement prior to any and all outdoor activity, and we make every attempt to stay on the grass, does your dog walker do that? We also use the following paw safety recommendations while caring for your pup:

Ways to protect your dog from the heat
Courtesy of Dodd Animal Hospital Facebook post on July 16, 2020

Safety is our #1 priority. We test the ground with our bare foot before heading out for our walk. How hot is too hot to trot? Check out the info graph from PetPlan and Dr. Kim Smith below:

Safe surfaces for dogs

We would love the opportunity to walk your dog and/or cat. We want to help you and your pet live a long, happy, healthy life together. Check out our pricing on our website, then submit your information through contact us. We can’t wait to meet you, your pet and learn all about your baby’s routine!