Lakewood - New Dog Ordinances

The City of Lakewood has updated many ordinances relating to owning dogs in our city limits. Some are major changes that you need to be aware of.  

Cleveland Scene Best Dog Park

Great to be recognized as one of the Best Dog Parks. Summer is here, so bring your dog out to the park for some fun in the sun.

Dog Friendly Medications

Be careful what medications you give your dog. View this article and protect your pooch.

Guide to Responsible Dog Ownership

Owning a pet is a privilege. The benefits of pet ownership come with responsibilities to your pets and neighbors. Best practices for Responsible Pet Ownership include: License your dog with Cuyahoga County Keep current on all vaccinations, including...

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Lakewood Dog Ordinance

Lakewood loves its dogs! The 2018 L.C.O. Chapters 505 and 506 contain the laws about animals in the City of Lakewood. Highlights in reference to dogs are: All dog breeds are permitted in Lakewood. An owner’s control of their dog is important. A new...

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Dog Flu Vaccine Available

We take the health and safety of your pets very seriously.  Local veterinarians are closely watching the spread of the Canine Flu.  Now that there has been a confirmed case of the H3N2 Dog Flu in Toledo, pet owners need to be more vigilant and...

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Co-existing with Coyotes

Preventing Coyote Conflicts Coyotes are cautious animals that are common throughout Cuyahoga County and all of Ohio. Coyotes have coexisted amongst us in Lakewood for years, rarely being noticed. Today, there are at least three alpha pairs, and their groups, living in...

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Seniors and Their Pets

Studies have shown that owning a pet can be physically and mentally beneficial for people of all ages. In the case of senior citizens, “just 15 minutes bonding with an animal sets off a chemical chain reaction in the brain, lowering levels of the fight-or-flight...

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2017 Cleveland Scene Best Dog Park

Best Dog Park:  Lakewood Dog Park Your pup pal needs food and water and love and all the pets — he/she is a very good dog, of course. But Fido also needs some exercise, some leash-free fun, and a place where he can sniff dozens of strange, new, exciting butts....

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Dog-Friendly Over The Counter Medications

When giving medication to your dogs you never want to assume that a medication or dosage for a human is compatible or acceptable for your dog.  If you are uncertain, please contact your veterinarian or check an online reliable resource.   This chart is only a guide,...

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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...

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