Keep Your Doggie Safe During the Heat Wave

Please do not leave you dog unattended in a car on a hot day.

Not even for a minute. Not even with the car running and air conditioner on. On a warm day, temperatures inside a vehicle can rise rapidly to dangerous levels. On an 85-degree day, for example, the temperature inside a car with the windows opened slightly can reach 102 degrees within 10 minutes. After 30 minutes, the temperature will reach 120 degrees. Your pet may suffer irreversible organ damage or die.  See a pet inside a hot car?   Learn how to help! ».  

Summer safety tips to keep our pups out of harms way.

  • Make sure dogs have access to fresh drinking water and shade.  
  • Keep you pets off hot sand or asphalt!
  • Dogs get sunburns too!
  • Not only can it burn paws, but it can also increase body temperature and lead to overheating.  Keep your dog’s paws cool.
  • Limit exercise in hot weather!

Dining in LA? There are no excuses to leave your dog in a hot car!  

Los Angeles County passed a law a few years back, and, you can now bring your dog to a restaurant with an outdoor patio as long as the restaurant meets certain criteria and allows it!

Stay cool at Venice’s  dog park!   

Let your best buddy run free at the Westminster Off-Leash Dog Park  located on Westminster and Pacific. (three blocks from the Venice Beach Boardwalk)

It is fireworks season and this can trying time for cats and dogs!   If your fur baby stresses out at the loud bangs, perhaps some CBD might be just the thing!

Learn more about California cannabis products and Green Goddess Collective’s Venice dispensary!


Looking to Adopt?

Check out NKLAFound Animals FoundationAdopt-a-Pet.comMuch Love Animal Rescue.

Is your dog feeling sluggish?  It could be joint pain, aging or discomfort.  Try Happy Again!

Happy Again Pet is a unique supplement made for pets to ease their joint discomfort – and it can be used as a preventative! Developed by real dog owners,  Happy Again was scientifically formulated, using only natural active ingredients.  Visit for more info!

View our interview with Venice local and Happy Again founder Anja Skodda.

Venice Paparazzi’s Smithers is Happy Again!   Our 10 year pit bull has been using Happy Again for a year. Thank you Anja for creating Happy Again.  View video of Smithers in action.

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