Page 52

FITS_emag

sunshine When temperatures are peaking, take frequent breaks in the shade. It’s also a good idea to bring along a spray bottle so you can deliver a cooling spritz whenever your dog needs it. crowds Unfortunately, there may be times when furry festivalgoers behave better than two-legged guests. Stay away from rowdy crowds and avoid letting intoxicated people hound your dog. Remember that children can be unpredictable, so keep your pup a safe distance away. beer tents Nothing refreshes like a cold beer on a hot day, but never share your Bud with your bud. Alcohol is toxic to pets, even in seemingly “harmless” amounts. food truck Chicken wings, Mexican street corn and funnel cake, oh my! They may be staple fare at summer fairs, but they don’t belong on Fido’s plate. Bones, cobs and greasy fats can cause intestinal blockages and pancreatitis. Pack fresh veggies for a healthy treat. Fairgrounds are a smorgasbord of dropped food and wrappers — so you’ve got to think one step ahead of your pet! To prevent accidental snacking, use a Gentle Leader to control roving noses. parked cars Even on mild days your car gets HOT, which can turn fatal in as little as 15 minutes. Never leave your dog in the car, even with the windows cracked. If he’s not feeling the festival, you need to call it a day. barks feature | fair game 50 fun in the sun issue


FITS_emag
To see the actual publication please follow the link above