Monthly Archives: June 2018


Keeping your dog safe when the fireworks start | Cesar’s Way

By | June 29th, 2018|Categories: Pet Advice, Pet Safety Tips|

By Cesar Millan Some dogs have no problem with the sight and sound of fireworks if they’ve been desensitized — hunting dogs, for example, grow used to the sounds and smells of hunting rifles and gun powder. Most dogs, however, are not used to these things, so the Fourth of July can be a particularly stressful holiday for dogs and their humans alike. More pets run away on the Fourth of July than any other day, so you should take extra steps to ensure their safety. Keep a keen eye on your dog during the commotion, and make sure your pet is wearing proper identification. Related: Keep your dog safe in the summer It is natural for dogs to be afraid of loud noises. The sounds trigger their nervous systems, and they can become anxious or afraid. Running away from the noise is a survival instinct. Remember, to your dog, the experience of fireworks is different than other natural loud noises, like thunder. Fireworks are closer to the ground, more vibrant, and are accompanied by sudden booms, flashes and burning smells. Dogs experience the world through their senses — nose, eyes, ears. The typical Fourth of July celebration can be overwhelming [...]

Heat can kill!

By | June 28th, 2018|Categories: Advocacy, Cleveland News, Pet Advice, Pet Safety Tips|

Bay Village Police Animal Control Officer Mark Adkins would like to remind residents that the inside of a car is a dangerous place, even in seemingly mild weather. When its 70 degrees out it could be 120 in a car with direct sunlight. Police are cracking down. In North Olmsted, a dog owner was arrested for animal cruelty just two weeks ago. If you have any questions, please contact ACO Adkins at  440-899-3414 or