05/02/2012 10:29 am ET Updated May 02, 2012

Summer Pet Care: How To Keep Your Dogs And Cats Healthy In The Heat

By Mother Nature Network's Morieka Johnson:

Ready for lawn parties, patio dining and treks to the dog park? Make sure your dog also has the tools to enjoy this season. Consider this your warm-weather pet checklist.

List and captions courtesy of MNN