Essex Blog - 2015-07

July 7 2015

Summer is here. Are you taking the proper precautions to keep your pets safe? Here are some tips to ensure that everyone—your four-legged friends included—enjoys a safe summertime.

1. Heat

Heat is dangerous for pets. Learn how to tell if your pet is too hot, and bring them inside if they need a break. Also, if walking your pet outdoors, test the temperature of the road or sidewalk. If you can’t put your hand on it for five seconds, it's too hot for your dog's footpads.

2. Dehydration

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July 1 2015

Reducing your ecological footprint is something that everyone can do—and it needn’t be a complicated or tiresome process. With just a few changes, you can easily make your presence on Mother Earth less obvious. Here's how:

Start at Home

Your own abode is the ideal place to start reducing your ecological footprint, since it’s a place in which you typically have the most control. The ways you can do this range from simple to complex. Implement them all, and you’re well on your way to significantly reducing your impact on our green planet.

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