6 Tips to Avoid Heat-Related Pet Problems

As warmer, humid summertime temperatures approach, it’s important to remember that dogs are vulnerable to injuries and illnesses related to hot weather including heatstroke, sunburn, and footpad burns. It is a good idea to reacquaint yourself with proper precautions that can be taken as the temperature rises. It seems like common sense, but it may…  
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It’s Hot!

5 Products to Help Your Pet Beat the Heat Heat Alert! In this hot weather, it’s important to take special care of your pets and keep them cool. Braxton’s carries a variety of products to ensure that your pets remain cool and comfortable. Swamp Cooler Cooling Vest is one easy way to keep dogs cool. It…  
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Treatment for Paw Pad Burns

Today is the first day of summer and with summer comes hot temperatures. Did you know that in addition to making sure that your dogs and cats are staying hydrated and cool, it’s essential to look out for paw pad burns on your dog or cat whenever your pet is outside? While your dog still…  
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5 Hot Weather Dog Walking Tips

We all know that walking in the early morning or late evening hours is best on hot days, but what if that isn’t possible? It is still feasible to walk your dog safely on hot days if you follow a few common-sense tips. Tip #1 Pay Close Attention to Your Dog Learn the signs of…  
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National Heat Awareness Day

Did you know that heat is one of the leading weather-related killers in the United States resulting in hundreds of fatalities each year and even more heat-related illnesses? According to the National Weather Service, “When the body heats too rapidly to cool itself properly, or when too much fluid or salt is lost through dehydration…  
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To Shave or Not To Shave Your Pet?

During these dog days of summer when the weather is hazy, hot, and humid, you may look at your dog and think, “He must be dying under all of that fur.”  But did you realize that dogs don’t sweat through their skin? According to Dr. Deborah Mandell of the University of Pennsylvania veterinary hospital, “They…  
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5 Tips to Keep Cool

It’s going to be a hot one out there. Even though summer does not officially begin until Sunday, June 21st, the temperatures outside tell another story. With that in mind, Braxton’s Animal Works wishes to remind its customers of the dangers of hot weather by offering tips for keeping pets cool and healthy during the…  
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