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Hurricane Season: Including Your Pets

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

With hurricane season approaching you can never be too prepared! Make sure your family disaster plan includes your pets as well. With heavy rain, powerful winds and possible thunder it’s easy to spook your pet and cause high anxiety. And should you need to evacuate it’s easy for your dog to get lost in all […]

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Signs of Heat Exhaustion in Dogs: What to Look For

Monday, June 18th, 2018

Heat exhaustion occurs when a pet’s core temperature increases above the healthy degree range. Once their temperature has reached this level, they can no longer regulate their body heat. This is extremely dangerous and can quickly become heat stroke. Knowing the warning signs is the first step to understanding head exhaustion. Excessive Panting: Although it is […]

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First Aid Kit for Dogs

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

You probably have a first aid kit for humans in your house, but do you have one for your dog? It’s important to have a basic first aid kid prepared in case of emergency. Here is what the International Boarding & Pet Services Association recommends to have on hand for your pet: -A board or […]

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Employee Spotlight: Gray

Friday, April 13th, 2018

In honor of our 9th Anniversary celebration, here is a spotlight on the lady that started it all, Gray Moore! Gray Moore, President and Founder of Dog Tired Pet Services and also one of the first Certified Professional Animal Care Managers (CPACM) in the WORLD, has lived locally in the Charleston, SC, area for over […]

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Charleston Area Beach Regulations for Dogs

Monday, April 2nd, 2018

Beach season is upon us! Now is a great time to review all of the local beaches and their individual regulations for dogs. Kiawah Island: Dogs are allowed on Kiawah Island’s famous 10 Mile Beach year round, however dogs must be leashed at all times from March 16th to October 31st. Dogs are allowed to be […]

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DIY Dog Enrichment

Monday, March 26th, 2018

“Enrichment” has become the new buzz word in dog care. In fact, at Dog Tired, we pride ourselves in providing a variety of Enrichment to the dogs in our care. From simple food puzzles, to Fit Paws equipment and treadmills, there are a ton of activities out there for your dog to exercise their mind […]

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Safe Alternatives to Rawhides

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

We get a lot of questions on why we don’t allow rawhides to be brought to our facility for dogs that are boarding with us. When a dog chews on a rawhide, the material becomes very soft and breaks down into small pieces that can become choking hazards or can cause a blockage if swallowed. […]

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Responsible Pet Owners Month

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

February is National Responsible Pet Owners Month, so this is the perfect time to review some of the different types of care that goes into owning a pet.  Vaccinations– Not only is making sure your pet is current on their Rabies vaccination the law, but it is also the quickest and easiest way to ensure […]

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Valentine’s Day Toxins for Dogs

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Valentine’s Day has come and gone, and your house is full of candy and flowers. These are common items that can be found in most homes in February can be potentially harmful to dogs. Here is a list of popular Valentine’s Day gifts that should be kept away from your pup: –Chocolate: Dogs that ingest […]

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Valentine’s Day Pawty & Paw Prints

Friday, February 9th, 2018

Love is in the air at Dog Tired! We couldn’t be more excited for our Valentine’s Day Pawty this year because not only are we doing Paw Prints, but we also have a special surprise for our members to take home!  This event is FREE, but space is extremely limited. Call our office at (843) […]

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