Seasonal Health and Safety Tips for Pets
Extreme temperatures in the summer and winter months can be dangerous for pets, especially those kept outdoors. During the winter holidays, plants and decorations used in your homes can also pose a threat to your pet. The Federal Citizen Information Center's (FCIC) website offers some seasonal pet health tips to help you keep your pets safe and healthy during the summer and winter months.
Pets, like humans, are at risk for contracting Lyme disease from ticks during warmer months. You may wish to speak with your veterinarian about Lyme disease vaccinations for your pet.
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"Be it human or animal, touch is a life-giving thing. Has anyone ever had a stroke or a heart attack while cozied up with a pet? I doubt it."