DogWatch dog Shooter the Black Lab in pink pool float

Pool and Beach Safety Tips for Dog Owners

Beach and pool season is in full swing, and chances are you’ll be enjoying one of these cooling-off options this summer. But remember, there’s no need to leave the dog at home! While the issue of water safety for dogs is very serious, we know that with careful planning, training and attention, you and your dog can stay cool and have a blast this summer. Let’s start with the basics… Read More

Labradoodle inside red car

The Facts About Dogs and Hot Cars

News anchor Kyle Clark of NBC affiliate KUSA in Denver, CO made news himself recently when he spoke up on air about witnessing a dog locked inside a car on a 90°F day. “So there’s an apology in order,” Clark said. “Not for you, no. For your dog. I’m sorry that your dog does not have better humans.” His powerful statement (see video below) has resonated with pet lovers everywhere, and has attracted 1.4 million views on Facebook. Read More

Boy and puppy playing in yard with sprinkler

5 Games to Play with Your Pup This Summer!

‘Tis the season for playing outside! For many dogs, summer means more time with the family, more adventures and more time outdoors just being a dog. Looking for a fun new way to engage with and energize your dog during this sunny season? Check out these five summer dog games to play with your pup and the whole family! Read More

Biz the black Lab at a barbecue

DogWatch’s Guide to a Dog-Friendly Summer Barbecue

We just had our annual summer cookout at DogWatch HQ, and it inspired us to share our dog-friendly BBQ menu! These tips will also help you keep an eye out for dangerous foods that dogs should NOT eat at your next barbecue. As always, pay attention to ingredients, keep servings of the “good” people food small, and don’t leave the food or trash unattended – these are some of the steps to making this a safe and healthy summer for your dog!
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