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Top 5 Tips for Keeping Your Pet Comfortable In Hot Weather

Coffs Harbour Produce Suspended Dog BedFACT -

  • Dogs and Cats do not sweat!  They pant to lower their body temperature.  The same principle of evaporation is used, but via panting.
  • Dogs and Cats also seek cool surfaces to lay to draw heat from their bodies.

So What Does That Mean for Pet Owners & How Can You Keep Your Pet Comfortable?

  1. Have multiple sources of water.  Particularly if Continue reading

What You Need To Know About Dog Foods

What to look for in your dog’s food..

Proplan Complete and BalancedThe most important thing is to look for products that are advertised as ‘complete and balanced’.  This means that the pet food is formulated to contain all the nutrients required by a dog or cat, in the appropriate quantities and proportions to maintain good health. And check that it complies with the Australian Standard: Manufacturing and Marketing Pet Food AS 5812:2011. *

Dry

Dry food is low Continue reading

4 Top Tips to Get Your Pets Through Hot Weather

Metal Frame Slung Dog BedOur pets are some of our nearest and dearest. So the team at Coffs Harbour Produce has constructed a tip sheet to help protect and keep your pets cool this Summer.

Cool Water
When it is hot, the last thing you want to drink is hot water. If you pets are kept outside put out at least two sources of water. Consider the direction of the sun as it moves through the day and supply your pet with options so they can always have fresh water that hasn’t been sitting in the sun.

Plenty of Shade & Air Flow
Shade is important for outside pets to self manage Continue reading