Five Summer Pet Safety Tips [Infographic]

Summertime, and the livin’ is easy
Fish are jumpin’ and the cotton is high

— George Gershwin / DuBose Heyward


The myriad pleasures of summer are perfectly encapsulated in the song “Summertime” made famous by Ella Fitzgerald and others. It is traditionally a time to frolic outdoors and be carefree. But for summer-loving humans, it comes with its own set of risks and dangers as well, from sunburn and poison ivy to pesky mosquitoes and under-barbecued burgers.

The same applies to our beloved pets. While dogs and cats love to explore outside when the weather turns warm, it is important to remember there are hidden perils in even the most serene and halcyonic settings that can put their health and very lives at risk.

This infographic will serve as a reminder to pet owners to stay alert to those perils.


(Click on the image to download a printable PDF version of the infographic.)

Summer 2019 pet safety infographic

The last item in this list is especially important. Ketchum Mfg. Co.’s rabies tags serve as the perfect reminder to dog and cat owners to get their pets vaccinated in a timely manner.

2020 rabies tags from Ketchum Mfg. Co.

Ketchum Mfg. Co. wishes you and your pets a happy and safe summer!

One of these mornings you’re gonna rise up singing
And you’ll spread your wings and you’ll take to the sky
But till that morning, there ain’t nothin’ can harm you
With daddy and mammy standin’ by


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