Innovative Ways Countries are Addressing Dog Waste

Dog feces are overwhelming cities and neighborhoods. Many businesses and municipalities have installed pet waste receptacles and bag dispensers to help alleviate the problem. While that’s the preferred method in South Florida and across the U.S., some cities and countries are resorting to innovative, and sometimes shocking, campaigns to encourage people to dispose of dog…

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Dog Breeds not Suited for the Florida Heat

It’s a fact of canine physiology – some dogs are simply not able to handle the heat in Florida and are at a high risk of suffering heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Some are brachycephalic, meaning they have short skulls and flat faces, making it difficult for them to breathe and regulate body temperature. Others…

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How to Choose a Pool Float for Your Dog

Some people want their canines to participate in summer swimming pool activities and provide pool floats for them to rest upon. Choosing a pool floatie for your dog should be done carefully to ensure their safety. It’s absolutely critical that an exit strategy is available should an accident occur and never leave your dog unattended…

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Signs Your Apartment Complex is Dog Friendly

Many apartment complexes allow pets or claim to be dog compatible, but they’re not really pet-friendly. If you have a dog, there are things to look for that will tell you if the complex will be a good place for you and your canine companion to live. Many landlords advertise that they allow pets, but…

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Gym Wipes are the New “Normal” for Cleanliness

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During the COVID-19 pandemic, people heard a lot of statements referring to “the new normal” in regard to cleanliness and precautions for spreading the virus. Many of those precautions have fallen by the wayside as vaccines became available. However, disinfectant wipes have become the new normal for gym owners for a number of reasons. From…

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Ways to Make Your Neighborhood Pet Friendly

In the U.S., statics from the American Veterinary Medical Association show that 38.4 percent of Americans have at least one dog, accounting for 48,255,314 households. The majority of those households are in city and urban environments and there are numerous ways in which you can make your neighborhood pet friendly. Pets Welcome Where applicable, businesses…

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Best Ways to Help Control Dirty Diaper Odor

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There’s no way around it – dirty diapers stink. Fortunately, there are a variety of measures that parents, caretakers and even daycare centers can take to help control odor. If unsavory smells have already inundated a home, choose one of the following methods and don’t forget to open a window, if possible, to help dispel…

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Evidence Shows Pet Waste Stations Keep Communities Cleaner

South Florida is one of the areas of the country that have enacted laws and ordinances prohibiting people from leaving their dog’s feces where they’re dropped. Lawmakers understand that pet waste pollutes soil, waterways and has the potential to spread disease and parasites to people and other pets. Approximately 60 percent of dog owners pick…

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How Many Pet Waste Stations does a Neighborhood Need?

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Much will depend on how many dogs are in the neighborhood. A rough estimate for a residential district is 1 pet waste station per acre to start. For apartment buildings, the average is one pet waste station for every 50 to 80 units. There’s really no ideal number of pet waste stations as the number…

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Gym Disinfectant Wipes Provide Peace of Mind

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Gyms and fitness centers continue to utilize pre-emptive cleaning methods to fight the spread of bacteria, fungi and especially viruses. All three pathogens are easily transmitted and disinfectant wipes have become the method of choice for fighting them. The wipes provide an elevated level of cleanliness and peace of mind for gym and fitness center…

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