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Do dogs sweat?

03/07/22 11:57 AM

Do dogs sweat?
You may have heard that dogs don’t sweat. This isn’t exactly true. Dogs do sweat; they just don’t sweat the way (or as much as) humans do. So, how do dogs sweat, and if your dog is hot, how can you keep them cool?How do dogs sweat?Since we now know that dogs do sweat, the answer to the question “Do dogs have sweat glands?” is yes. They have what are called merocrine sweat glands located in their paw pads, which produce sweat when it’s hot to help...
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How to put a dog tag on a dog collar

01/13/22 11:08 AM

How to put a dog tag on a dog collar
Dog ID tags are important for your dog’s safety and your peace of mind. If your dog were ever to be separated from you unexpectedly, the information on their ID tag could help get them back home to you. But you might be wondering how to put a dog tag on your dog’s collar. Here’s how.How to put a dog tag on your dog’s collarCollars typically come with a metal ring that’s different from the metal ring the leash attaches to, and that’s where the dog...
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Pet Safety Rules For The 4th Of July

Posted by Hot Dog Collars on 07/04/16 10:14 AM

Pet Safety Rules For The 4th Of July
It's true, July 5th is the busiest day of the year for pet shelters.  Fireworks, food at BBQs, and simple lack of attention cause more pets ot be injured on this day than any other.  A few basic rules can help save your pet from injury or worse.  Here is a quick, 1 page printout to use at your next BBQ, party, event, beach bonfire, or other Summer season gathering.  Share it with your guests so they can help keep t...
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New Puppy Tips

Posted by Hot Dog Collars on 05/05/16 5:19 PM

New Puppy Tips
  New Puppy Tips Making the decision to purchase or adopt a new four-legged friend can be equal parts exciting and overwhelming. Bringing an animal companion into your life is extremely meaningful, but the process of training a puppy and acclimating it to your home can be a bit of a challenge. Prior to bringing your new companion home, research the supplies, equipment, tools, and treats you'll need to make su...
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Swimming Safety Tips For Dogs

Posted by Hot Dog Collars on 07/13/15 10:22 AM

Swimming Safety Tips For Dogs
Click To Tweet "The Best Swimming Safety Tips For Dogs" We all just assume that dogs can swim, after all they have descended from wild animals right?  While a swimming instinct is built in to most modern breeds, swimming both in a pool and beach does pose a threat to our lovable furry family members.  Especially if proper precautions are not taken. Here are some quick tips on how to keep your dogs safe around the water th...
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