Labor Day is on Monday, and we’ve got the scoop on everything you and your dog need to know to enjoy the long weekend. From making sure your doggie doesn’t get into anything dangerous at the BBQ to what to pack for a trip to the beach, we’ve got you covered.
Dog Friendly App
Need to find a dog-friendly park, beach, restaurant or hotel on-the-go? Download our Dog Friendly app for Apple or Android devices to fetch locations that welcome wet noses. It’ll even use your current location to find destinations in your immediate area. Pawesome!
Common Foods Toxic to Your Dog
Labor Day is the perfect time for firing up the grill for a good-ole BBQ with burgers and booze. Just make sure your dog doesn’t get into these common foods that are toxic to dogs.
Keep Your Dog Safe in The Heat
Temperatures have been on the rise and this weekend will be no exception. The way dogs handle the heat is different than humans and, unfortunately, they can’t tell us when they’re too warm. Be sure to give your four-legged family member special consideration.
Make Sure Your Dog is Hydrated
No one likes to spend their day off sitting on the couch. (Unless your have an air conditioner and some Netflix, then by all means snuggle up with your pooch.) But for those who want to enjoy the sunshine, be sure you bring plenty of water so your dog doesn’t get dehydrated.
Things You Need for a Trip to the Beach with Your Dog
Going to the beach with your dog is a fantastic way to spend Labor Day! Before you go, be sure you have these five things to ensure that both you and your dog have a good time playing in the water and lying around on the sand.
A Guide to California’s Dog-Friendly Beaches
If you’re visiting the Golden State, there’s no shortage of dog-friendly shoreline! Our guide features nearly 100 dog-friendly beaches in California. For those on the opposite coast, we’ve also got a guide to dog-friendly Florida beaches.
Water Safety Tips for Dogs
Does your dog love to swim? Use these tips to keep your dog safe and comfortable at water play.
Tips for Canoeing or Kayaking With Your Dog
You don’t have to leave your dog behind if you want to kayak or take a trip in a canoe– just follow these tips and you’ll both be saying “Bow-wow!”
Top 4 Boat Safety Tips for Dogs
To ensure your dog will have as much fun as you do on a boat and be safe, follow these four tips.
5 Tips to Enjoy Camping with Your Dog
Camping is a fun activity for your whole family, especially for the four-legged family members. Enjoy the great outdoors, hike, cook over an open flame, make s’mores and count stars – what a great way to relax and reconnect with nature and your pooch. Fetch these tips before you visit the campgrounds.
5 Tips for a Safe and Enjoyable Hike with Your Dog
Hiking is a fantastic way to get outdoors and burn off some calories before the big BBQ on Monday. Before you and your pooch hit the trail, read up on these tips for a safe hike.
Top Dog Friendly Airlines
Jet-setting with your dog this weekend? Fetch our guide to the high skies!
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