I love Memorial Day weekend, as I grew up on the East coast and this start of summer holiday is the ideal time to reflect on those we’ve lost while imbibing a fresh pitcher of Pimm’s Classic.
As West coast living adult, I don’t quite feel the same sense excitement about summer’s commencement. You see, my day to day life in Los Angeles means I get summery weather nearly year round (but for those five days of rain in January).
As our warm, dry climate makes creates an increased opportunity for heat related health problems in our pets, we southern California dog owners must consistently keep our canine companion’s coat in summer-ready shape. My Welsh Terrier, Cardiff, requires regular coat maintenance, such as brushing, trimming (or stripping), and bathing, which I do as often as necessary to keep him healthy, comfortable, and looking sharp.
For those who live where the hot, summery season is just about to start, please take note of your pet’s regular need for seasonal hair coat maintenance.
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