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      Beach Dangers                                      more fun than watching our furry friends scampering around     Swimming in the ocean: Not all dogs are good

                                                         on the sand and diving into the waves in search of a ball?   swimmers. Certain breeds like pugs and basset hounds
                                                         Unfortunately, there can be many dangers at the beach for   are not good swimmers as they are top-heavy. Before
                                                         dogs. This doesn’t mean we can’t take them, but we do need   allowing your dog to run into the ocean, make sure they
                                                         to be aware of the risks and how to avoid them.   can stay afloat! Also strong winds can cause high waves
                                                           Heat exhaustion: We know temperatures can soar in   and currents. Dogs can get into trouble and even get swept
                                                         Florida in the summer. Sometimes the ocean breeze can   away just like us humans. Don’t let them in the water
                                                         trick us into thinking it is cooler. Be aware that your pet is   on rough days and bring a life vest for your dog to help
                                                         exerting a lot of energy running on sand and may become   prevent drowning.
                                                         overheated which can lead to heatstroke and death. Make     Sand impaction: Most dogs will not eat sand but
                                                         sure to provide a shady place for your dog and make them   there is always the exception. If your dog ingests a large
                                                         lie down in the shade and rest for a bit every now and then.  amount of sand while at the beach it can become stuck in
                                                           Salt water poisoning: Dogs get thirsty with all that   the small bowel and cause an obstruction. Hospitalization
                                                         running around. Do not let them drink the salt water. The salt,   and possibly surgery would be needed in this case.
                                                         bacteria and parasites in the water can make them very sick.     Dog fights: Dog beaches are great places to socialize
        Summer is fast approaching which means a lot of time   The excess sodium can lead to diarrhea and even to severe   with your dog. Most of the time dogs love to interact
      spent at the beach. Many of us love taking our dogs with us   hypernatremia and seizures. Bring plenty of fresh water to   with other dogs. It’s fun to watch the dogs racing around
      when soaking up the sun and relaxing at the beach. What is   the beach and make sure to offer it to your dog frequently.  chasing each other, dashing in and out of the water.
                                                                                                           Unfortunately, problems can come up when a lot of dogs
        SUMMER SPECIAL                                                                                     are together. Dogs have the instinct to form packs and
                                                                                                           will try to create a hierarchy to establish a leader of the
                                                                                                           pack. This can lead to dog fights and sometimes severe
                                                                                                           injuries. Keep an eye on your dog and its interactions
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                                                                                                             Jellyfish and foreign objects: Dogs can accidentally
        FALLEN TO THE FLOOR? NEED HELP!                                                                    step on or even pick up and try to eat jellyfish on the beach.
                                                                                                           The sting can be very irritating to the skin and oral mucosa
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                                                                                                           skin. If ingested then take your dog to your veterinarian
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                                                                                                           can cause intestinal obstruction if ingested. Symptoms
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                                                              patient’s home by using a                    would be vomiting, lethargy and anorexia.
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                                                                                                             Sunburn and paw pad burns: Dogs can get sunburns
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        Connect with your physician from the                                                               Make sure to apply sunscreen before going to the beach.
                                                                                                           Using a veterinary dog specific sunscreen is best but you
        comfort of your home.                                                                              can use a children’s sunscreen that goes on clear and dries
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                                                                                                           earlier in the morning or in the evening when the sand
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                                                                                Health Reports             favorite summer activities here in Florida. Just be aware
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