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Paws, Claws, Feathers and Fur: Signs Your Dog is Overheating

Bermuda summers come with long sunny days spent eating watermelon and leaping in and out of the ocean. As the kites go up for Easter, and May 24th passes, temperatures rise as much as our excitement levels do in anticipation of Cup Match raft ups. However, it’s important to remember the effects the summer heat has on your pets. Pets who live in hot climates run the risk of getting heatstroke when their body temperatures become dangerously elevated. This may happen if, for example, a dog is left in one spot outside with no shade, if an...

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Keeping Your Dog Cool This Summer

Our dogs adore us. It’s been proven that dogs feel love for us, and there’s no doubt that they are always excited to see us and greet us with a hero’s welcome, even when we’ve only gone to the garden for five minutes. Our best friends...

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Paws, Claws, Feathers and Fur: Exotic Pets

Keeping pets is a deeply rewarding experience that is undertaken for a myriad of reasons. For some, they want a protector, or an animal that can bring them benefit through the products they produce. Some just want an addition to their family tha...

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Claws, Paws, Feathers and Fur: Four Great Walks for Your Dog

Bermuda is a small island and many of us may find ourselves without any new places to explore. Worse still, even our dogs seem to be growing tired of walking the same routes and sniffing the same smells. With only 21 square miles it’s no wonde...

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Claws, Paws, Feathers and Fur: Are Toads Poisonous to Your Pet?

The marine or giant toad (Bufo marinus) is the only species of toad found in Bermuda, and is altogether an impressive amphibian. While most amphibians have porous skin that must be kept moist to allow them to breathe, the marine toad can withsta...

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Dog Days: The best places to hang with your bestie

Sandy paws, wind-blown hair and wet, salty noses—dogs love a day on a sloping shoreline. With dozens of public beaches to choose from, we have selected a few unique spots, with qualities that both you and your pet are bound to enjoy.  ...