How Cold is Too Cold For Your Dog?

How Cold is Too Cold For Your Dog?

By: Jennifer Coates, DVM We all know that exercise and the mental stimulation being outdoors play are key to keeping our dogs healthy and happy, but what should we do when it’s cold outside? When do the risks of spending time in the cold outweigh the benefits of being...
Coyote Sighting in Lakewood

Coyote Sighting in Lakewood

LAKEWOOD–Some Lakewood residents got quite the surprise over the weekend while looking out their windows, and it was all caught on camera. Many saw a coyote trotting through backyards. A Fox 8 viewer sent us a video on Sunday:s the coyote was trotting through...
5 Things I Wish You Knew Before Euthanizing Your  Dog

5 Things I Wish You Knew Before Euthanizing Your Dog

KELSEY BETH CARPENTER      WELLNESS Euthanasia. The word itself makes all our stomachs drop. It is a gift to pets and a curse to owners – having the power to decide is something we are not comfortable with. However, when going through the euthanasia process with your...
17 PLANTS that are POISONOUS to PETS

17 PLANTS that are POISONOUS to PETS

While our chart focuses on 17 plants, there are over 700 plants that could kill or injure your dog or cat!  Some could well be growing in your yard right now.  Here is a comprehensive list of plants that could injure or kill your beloved pet. The list included here...
ROAD TRIPS with your  DOG

ROAD TRIPS with your DOG

Road trips are a lot more fun if you share them with your best friend. If you plan to take your dog with you, careful planning and safety precautions will make travel more enjoyable for both of you.  Click these images to enlarge and read the article....
MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL

MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL

NOW IS THE TIME TO JOIN FRIENDS OF THE LAKEWOOD DOG PARK OR RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP. Just click on the “JOIN” tab and make your payment through Paypal! Support the Park and become a member. One year membership will run from July 1, 2016 -June 30, 2017....