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    Sunburn on Dogs: Can They Get Them and When is it an Emergency?

    Courtesy of Veterinary Emergency Group|Aug 12, 2022

    Have you ever heard of sunburn on dogs? Some dogs are at a greater risk of sunburn than others, but it is possible for any dog to get a sunburn under the right conditions. Sunburn on dogs In the article below, we'll explain the risks of sunburn on dogs and how to recognize when a sunburn may be an emergency for your pet. We'll also explore signs and symptoms of sunburn to be on the lookout for. With this information, you should be ready to respond if your pet suffers from a sunburn this summer....

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    Is it an Emergency When a Dog Eats Sand?

    Veterinary Emergency Group|Jun 17, 2022

    Is your dog prone to eating sand when you take him to the beach? Have you ever wondered if this is a cause for concern? Do you know what to do if your dog eats too much sand? If you've ever asked yourself these questions, then this article will help! Many dogs love to go to the beach with their human family members, and it's not uncommon for them to eat a little sand while playing fetch or digging. However, eating too much can be potentially deadly for dogs, so this article is to help owners rec...

  • Safely Prepare for Family Summer Travel with Your Pet: Potential Hazards to be Aware of When Away from Home

    Veterinary Emergency Group|Jun 11, 2022

    Summer is just around the corner, which means it's time to start thinking about how to travel with your pet. If you enjoy taking family vacations that include the furry members of the family too, it's important to learn which hazards and risks to watch out for when you're on the go with your pet. Below, you'll find information about some of the most common potential pet-related hazards associated with travel. Keep these in mind and you'll be well on your way to ensuring a healthier, happier,...

  • Dog Hiking: 6 Dangers to be Aware of and How to Avoid Them

    Veterinary Emergency Group|May 13, 2022

    With warmer weather just around the corner, you may be planning some upcoming adventures with your dog. Many dogs love accompanying their human family members on hiking trips, and hiking can be an excellent way to bond with your dog while enjoying the outdoors at the same time. If you're looking for a fun way for your pet to get some exercise, dog hiking is a great activity! Dog hiking: Common Dog Hiking Hazards Pet Parents Should Know Hiking may also bring some potential risks and dangers to yo...