Dogs and trucks seem about as rural America as apple pie. Most dogs do love to feel the wind on their face, picking up all of the scents of the natural world around them. You have probably seen more than a few big goofy smiles from dogs as they put their head out of the car window. The same is true when dogs ride in the back of the truck.
Unfortunately, this combination of dogs and truck rides is a very dangerous one. The team at Leon Valley Veterinary Hospital wants to explain why letting your dog ride in the truck bed is unsafe and what you can do to better protect your best pal.Continue…
San Antonio isn’t the coldest place in North America during the winter, but our location allows for travel to chillier climates fairly quickly. Whatever your mode of transportation, traveling with your pet can be a fun alternative to the holiday humdrum of previous yuletides. As much fun as you’re bound to have, there are preparations that, once in place, assure your pet’s safety and happiness.
Cold weather can take a toll on many pets, but it’s easy to forget what the “big chill” is like when you live in a temperate climate. Nevertheless, pet owners will soon be packing up their pooches and kittens for holiday visits and other seasonal getaways.
While chilly temps may be hardest on senior pets and those with short coats, all pets can be subject to the dangers of inclement and cold weather. Before traveling with your pet to a colder climate, keep in mind some basic pet safety tips.