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Health & Wellness , Missouri & Ozarks  

Summer Pet Care Tips

Summertime in the Ozarks is fun for both people and pets, even as temperatures soar. Find tips for caring for those furry family members in the fierce summer heat.


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Protect Your Pet - And Yourself - From Pests The National Pest Management Association
Help pets battle indoor and outdoor pests.

Hot Weather Tips ASPCA
Tips on pet care for all types of domesticated pets during the summer months.

Summer Pet Care and Safety American Animal Hospital Association
Tips on caring for pets during the summer months, not only heat exposure, but also summer pests such as ticks, fleas, and heartworm.

Pet Peeves - Holistic Flea Control* Better Nutrition
May 2000
Tips on keeping pets pest-free through alternative methods.

In Our Community

Area Boarding Kennels* ReferenceUSA
These listings of boarding kennels in Greene County can prove beneficial to you and your pet during summer vacation.

Humane Society urges owners to protect pets from heat KY3.com
June 18, 2009
Ways to protect your pet from the summer heat.

A Great Day for Dogs! 417 Magazine
November 20, 2008
Cruse Dog Park in Springfield gives dogs a chance to run and play safely in the summer sun.

Books

Cat Care Cat care information for kids and young adults.

Your Child's Dog: How To Help Your Kids Care for Their Pets Teach children basic pet care tips.

Dog Care The Boy Scouts of America give dog care tips for kids.

The Merck/Merial Manual for Pet Health Gives care information for pets such as cats, dogs, horses, birds and exotic animals, both at home and for traveling.

The Complete Healthy Dog Handbook: the Definitive Guide to Keeping Your Pet Happy, Healthy & Active Gives health tips for dogs of all ages.

Natural Pet Care (videocassette) Holistic animal care experts give information on pet disease causes and cures.

Symptoms and Solutions: The Ultimate Home Health Guide - What To Watch for, What to Do - from the editors of 'Pets, Part of the Family.' Information on how to care for pet health conditions, including symptoms and treatment.

The Holistic Dog Book: Canine Care for the 21st Century Caring for pets using non-traditional and non-Western remedies.

Eco Dog: Healthy Living for Your Pet Environmentally-friendly ways to care for pets.


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