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Water Safety Tips For Your Dog This Summer

Summer can be a great time for you and your dog. There are hikes to be walked, cottages to visit, boats to be ridden, and all in what you hope will be beautiful, sunny, weather. We want to help you ge…

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3 Life-Saving Pool and Hot Tub Health Tips

Summertime is here! For many that means time at the beach, pool parties and spending some quality time relaxing in a hot tub. Water-based exercises have also been shown to help with anything from chro…

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202 Children Drowned This Summer

At least 202 children between the ages of one and 14 drowned in pools or spas between Memorial Day and Labor Day this year. One hundred forty-three of them were under age five. The Consumer Product…

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How Young is Too Young to Swim Alone?

There's a video going around the internet that just makes me cringe. It features a 16-month-old girl paddling around a three foot deep swimming pool. Her comfort and skill in the water are undeniable,…

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Water Summer Safety Tips

Summer fun can turn to tragedy in an instant. Now is a good time to brush up on how to keep your family safe while enjoying the pool or beach this summer. Swim Safety Tips Never leave children …

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Drowning Looks Different From What You Think

I am not going to sugarcoat this: approximately 750 children will drown this year, and of those 750, about half of them will do so within 25 yards of a parent or guardian. Children still run the ri…

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