Deer Run Animal Hospital 308 E. US Route 30 Schererville, IN 46375 (219)864-7180
Deer Run Animal Hospital
308 E. US Hwy 30 Schererville, IN 46375
Photo used under Creative Commons from pacdogTHESE DOGS WANNA KNOW... ARE YOU READY TO GO TO THE DOG PARK?!Did you know there is an App for this?! Learn about Dog Park Safety with the Dog Park Assistant iPhone App Dog parks can be wonderful places and can provide great experiences for both you and your dog! But caution must be advised. The Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT) warns there are both Pros and Cons of Dog Parks. This webpage is to help you be aware of the behavior and health risks before you go. Should I take my dog to the Dog Park?We recommend reading the article Dog Parks: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly before deciding if visiting the dog park is right for you and your dog. At the Dog Park: The Importance of Participating a great video that explains how dog owner's can participate to keep visits safe!DEER RUN ANIMAL HOSPITAL has an educational program we are happy to present to individuals or groups who want to learn if Dog Parks are right for their dogs. If you are interested, give us a call! We offer this as a free community service to anyone interested!With proper preparation and protection these risks can be minimized and a dog park can be an enjoyable experience for both you and your dog. BEFORE GOING TO THE DOG PARK IT IS IMPORTANT TO LEARN DOG BODY LANGUAGE!
For flea and tick prevention we recommend the use of VECTRA 3D or K9 Advantix. These products not only will kill fleas and ticks but also repel them along with mosquitoes. Frontline Plus is another option but does not repel these parasites.