Airedale Terrier Summer Safety Tips

Airedale Terrier Summer Safety Tips

When summer comes around, you have to put a little more thought into ensuring the safety of your dog.

My Airedales like to drink a lot of water every day, and that’s especially true after a long hike. But, it’s important to also bring water with you so they can have a drink along the way. I always trim my dogs coats in the spring so that they are much cooler through the spring and summer seasons. Here in the Western United States you also have to keep on the lookout for rattlesnakes. Rattlesnakes are usually out early in the morning and later in the day as the sun starts to set. They’re not going to attack you or your dogs but they sure will bite your dogs if curiosity gets the dogs too close. Continue reading “Airedale Terrier Summer Safety Tips”

California Dog Rattlesnake

California Dog Rattlesnake – larger Airedale Terriers encounter usage rattlesnake.

This just occurred early September 2017 in Mission Trails Regional Park in the City of San Diego are working lately. Mission Trails Regional Park youat approximately 5800 ac.²  is the largest regional Park this side of the Mississippi. There are a lot of great hiking and mountain bike trails going throughout the park.

I like to take my two mountain Airedale Terriers hiking here usually late in the day when the temperature is going down and we don’t have to go in the direct sun. So, it’s not uncommon that we see quite a few rattlesnakes. Just two weeks ago I saw rattlesnakes on three out of the five days that we took our walks. Continue reading “California Dog Rattlesnake”