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3 TIPS to Help YOU and Your PETS Stay Safe in the Desert

Rattle Snake Did you know that baby rattlesnakes don’t have rattles and adult rattles can break off?

The Rattlesnake is the most famous of Arizona’s deadly snakes and their name comes from the specialized rattle at the end of their tail – which they shake as a warning signal. But not always!  Rattlesnakes are just one of the many hazards dogs encounter in the desert – either in their own backyard or while on a walk with their owners.

Knowing and respecting desert wildlife and your surroundings will help you and your pet avoid unnecessary and potentially dangerous run-ins. Below are a few tips to help you and your pets stay safe in the desert. Keep On Reading