Editor Susan Chaney shares a valuable lesson she learned while on a family trip with her husband and their Yorkshire Terrier, Rose. While traveling through the southwestern U.S., a quick stop for Sunday brunch resulted in an emergency room visit for the couple’s tiny Toy. Learn the warning signs of heatstroke, and find out what to do when a dog gets overheated.
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My Four-Legged Homecoming
I guess you could say I’m kind of used to the “all over the place” type of lifestyle, in the sense that I travel a lot.
When I come home, though, it’s always the same. You know the saying, “Home is where the heart is”? It’s more like, “Home is where the normal is,” for me, at least.
My normal homecoming includes more than just family and friends. Probably just like you, it includes my four-legged family too. more
Save a Dog from Heatstroke – Here’s How
By Susan Chaney
Let’s be honest. It’s happened to many of us. We misjudge. We’re misinformed. We get delayed. Then we return to our vehicle and find one of our dogs in distress.
We all know how dangerous it is for dogs to be in cars and vans and trucks in warm weather. We’ve been warned and reminded and scared by friends’ experiences.
Yet, it still happens. We are human after all. We do make mistakes. more