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Summertime—the blissful season of pool parties, backyard barbecues and long walks on the beach. While it may be a spectacular time of year, summer can be potentially dangerous for your pets. After all, temperatures can rise above 90 or 100 degrees Fahrenheit in many areas of the country, putting your …

BY NICCOLE SCHRECK – RENT.COM   For humans, the summer season usually means enjoying the sun with barbeques, the beach and family vacations. But as temperatures increase, it’s important to keep an eye on your pets to make sure they’re comfortable and healthy. Remember, while you get to wear shorts …

The Petfinder Foundation‘s Summer Cooling Grant is helping dogs at the Humane Society of Southern Arizona in Tucson keep cool via new sun shades, turf and misters in its visiting yard! Shelter PR Coordinator Sara Gromley tells us: “Here are some photos of our new area we spruced up thanks …

The Petfinder Foundation is keeping homeless dogs — and donkeys — safe this summer, thanks to your support of our Summer Cooling Campaign. Lusco Farms Rescue in Malvern, Iowa, and HOPE Animal Shelter in Tucson are the latest recipients of Summer Cooling grants. Each has received $1,000 to help keep …

Your donations to the Petfinder Foundation’s Summer Cooling Campaign are saving lives at Pima Animal Care Center (PACC) in Tucson, Ariz., by helping the dogs there get adopted. The shelter used our Summer Cooling grant to install an overhead misting system in two visitation yards, meaning potential adopters can now …

More pets go missing on July 4 than any other day of the year. That’s why we’re so excited to host a blog hop to celebrate Summer Pet Safety and remind pet parents to keep their pets safe this July 4! I understand why July 4 can be a bit …

One of the inconveniences of summer is how to deal with a pet that loves to be on the go with you when extreme weather threatens his or her safety. My husband and I are rather indulgent pet parents. Our dog visibly deflates when I pick up my purse (a …

Keeping critters safe from MY rambunctious pets this summer is my top summer pet safety project, as you know from my June blog. But during this month of picnics and camping, fireworks and boating, it is also important to keep in mind your pet really is safer at home. And …

When Michelle Sikorski and her father were ordered by the fire marshal to leave their home as the Black Forest fire raced toward it, they couldn’t locate their pets and time was running out, according to a USA Today video report. Imagine their anguish of having to leave without them. …