Pools and your Pets!! Let UVH help make it Safe and Fun!!

By | 2017-05-15T22:18:32+00:00 May 17th, 2016|Clients, Pet Safety, Seasonal Checkups|

So lets think of pets like children around the pool…many items need to be considered to make it a safe place to play!! Here are some of the basic pool safety rules for dogs and owners 1.) Supervise Dogs As If They Were Small Children: The same pool safety rules that apply to children apply [...]

Heat Strokes and your Pets!

By | 2017-05-15T22:19:57+00:00 May 10th, 2016|Community, Pet Care, Pet Safety|

What is Heat Stroke? Very high body temperature usually secondary to prolonged exposure to heat/humidity causing shock and organ dysfunction. This can also occur secondary to strenuous exercise in warmer weather. Dogs do not sweat like humans do, they have a more limited capacity to cool off. They sweat through their nose (panting) and footpads. [...]