Features December 2011 Issue

Canine Swim Caps?

The AquaBandit comes in five sizes and two colors and costs $25. Order from aquabandit.com or call (888) 392-7822.

Canine Swim Caps?

Don’t laugh! Water in the ears can cause infections; caps can prevent these and more.

Chloe, my eight-year-old Labrador Retriever, loves to swim. When we lived in New York, she spent almost every morning in streams and lakes, diving from high granite boulders in summer and breaking through ice in early winter. But when we moved to Montana, finding clear, open water for swimming was a challenge. Then we discovered the therapeutic pool at Apex Animal Hospital and signed up for recreational swims. Now every Tuesday Chloe swims laps while retrieving a tennis ball.

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