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Dog Pools Wichita KS

Dogs and water safety Swimming is a great exercise for dogs, and can also be th perfect relief from summer heat. Whether you're boating with your dog or simply letting it have a dip in the pool, there are many safety precautions pet owners should take while swimming with their dogs. First and foremost, make sure that your dog can swim. Most dogs can be taught to swim, but others are not made for...

PetSmart
(316) 944-0470
533 S Tracy St
Wichita, KS
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

PetSmart
(316) 630-8026
3615 N Rock Rd
Wichita, KS
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

PETCO
(316) 789-8053
1912 North Rock Road
Derby, KS
Hours
Monday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Friday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am-7:00pm

Fin's & Feather's
(316) 945-6554
601 N West St
Wichita, KS
 
Pet World
(316) 945-6554
601 N West St Ste 232
Wichita, KS

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PETCO
(316) 634-6196
3050 North Rock Road
Wichita, KS
Hours
Monday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Friday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am-7:00pm

PETCO
(316) 773-2650
2441 North Maize Road
Wichita, KS
Hours
Monday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Friday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am-7:00pm

Aquarium In Old Town Inc
(316) 262-2418
1001 E Douglas Ave
Wichita, KS

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Pet Haven
(316) 942-2151
2524 W 13th St N
Wichita, KS
 
Pet World
(316) 945-6554
601 N West
Wichita, KS
 
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Dogs and Water Safety

By Chris Smith for WebVet

Swimming is a great exercise for dogs, and can also be th perfect relief from summer heat.  Whether you're boating with your dog or simply letting it have a dip in the pool, there are many safety precautions pet owners should take while swimming with their dogs. First and foremost, make sure that your dog can swim.  Most dogs can be taught to swim, but others are not made for it or are simply too afraid.  Other dangers are less about the dog, and more about the place they're swimming.  For example, In the summer of 2007, at least three dogs in Minnesota died after swimming in lakes that contained blue-green algae. In Michigan, a nine-month old border collie named Vita died shortly after swimming in a pond with the algae.

"Had I ever heard of the danger of blue-green algae, I never would have allowed my dogs to swim in that or any other pond; I would have bought a pool,'' Vita's owner said in a newspaper interview.

Health officials have known about blue-green algae for years, but there is little documentation regarding pets. "There are not many cases written up,'' said Robert Poppenga, DVM, PhD, of the California Animal Health and Food Safety Toxicology Laboratory at the University of California School of Veterinary Medicine, Davis. "They happen. Owners may not see the animal ingest the material, so they may not make the connection. However, now there is more attention about the harmful effects of algae bloom...

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