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It’s Doggone Hot!

Summer officially starts on June 21st and you know what that means? You’ll have your air conditioner running non-stop to combat those sweltering temperatures we all know and love.  You may be able to stay cool inside, but what about your furry family members?     Dogs can’t sweat like humans can, which is why you see dogs panting so much when it’s hot out or they’ve been exercising.  Panting helps water droplets evaporate off of their tongue and their lungs, which helps cool them significantly.  They do have sweat glands on the bottoms of their feet, which is a
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Is the air your breathing dirtier than a chicken coop?

Fact: 54% of people tested positive for at least one of the 10 most common respiratory allergens. These include dust mites, perennial rye, short ragweed, German cockroach, Bermuda grass, cat dander, Russian thistle, white oak, alternaria alternate fungus, and peanuts. – National Institute of Health In today’s world of eco-friendly and organic products, we tend to overlook one of the most consumed and potentially hazardous substances. It surrounds you and and your family from the time you open the front door until the time you leave again. With the potential to carry H1N1, H5N1, Polio, and even SARS, your indoor
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