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AUGUST 2019 PUBLISHER

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Cheryl Parton | cheryl.parton@lifestylepubs.com CONTRIBUTING WRITERS

Donna Burklo, Julie E. Furnas, Cheryl Parton, Sarah Richards

Dog Days of Summer

CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS

Beth Brinston, Barbara Dudley, Julia Kelleher, Ja San Miguel

THE DOG DAYS OF SUMMER BRING TO MIND LAZY, RELAXING TIMES WITH FRIENDS AND FAMILY BUT ALSO ARE A BITTERSWEET TURNING POINT FOR MANY OF US. Summer freedom is drawing to a close, and the start of school is just around the corner. While the days of floating the Deschutes may be numbered, this month also brings a sense of renewal as we look ahead to new routines, new clothes and new school supplies. And because we dedicated an issue to both the women and men of our community earlier this year, it would only be right to celebrate some of our most lovable residents: kids and pets! For busy families, finding balance is always a challenge. We looked for some words of wisdom by profiling one of Bend’s busiest families—that of Drs. Steve and Stephanie Christensen and their children. Then as we approach back-toschool, read how the local nonprofit “Backpacks for Bend” is tackling hunger in our community for school-aged children.

CORPORATE TEAM CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Steven Schowengerdt CHIEF SALES OFFICER Matthew Perry

Making happy memories with our pets brings to mind how swiftly our time with them

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER DeLand Shore

goes by. To preserve those memories and to connect our love of animals with art, we

ART DIRECTOR Sara Minor

bring you photographer Barbara Dudley (who is also part of our the Bend Lifestyle

OPERATIONS DIRECTOR Janeane Thompson

team) who shares tips on how to successfully photograph pets. We also spotlight artist Jean Lubin who creates beautiful paintings of horses. And finally, be sure to try the recipe for homemade dog treats so you can spoil your loyal companions.

EDITORIAL MANAGER Nicolette Martin AD MANAGER Chad Jensen REGIONAL SALES DIRECTOR Eric Williams WEB APPLICATIONS Michael O’Connell

Here’s to soaking up these precious last days of summer here in Central Oregon, enjoy! Visit us online at BendLifestylePubs.com and Facebook.com/Bend-Lifestyle.

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INSIDE THE ISSUE AUGUST 2019

FEATURES 14 Artist's Palette Jean Lubin Makes an Equine Connection with Her Paintbrush

18 Backpacks for Bend Local Nonprofit Benefits Kids in Need

24 Pet Portraits Photographer Barbara Dudley's Tips and Tricks for Capturing the Best Shots

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28 Finding Balance in Busy Lives The Christensen Family of Bend Balances Careers and Family Life

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Lifestyle Letter

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Good Times

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Around Town

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Artist’s Palette

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Giving Back

20 DIY 24 Our Town 28 Inspired By 30 Lifestyle Calendar 34 Animal Kingdom


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UNITED WAY HOSTS RAPPEL OFF THE ROOF FUNDRAISER SEPT. 7 On September 7, 2019, United Way of Deschutes County hosts Over the Edge—a chance to rappel from the roof of the Oxford Hotel in downtown Bend and to raise donations for the community. The mission of United Way  is to fight for the health, education, financial stability, and resil-

Pets motivate us to play, be affectionate, seek adventure and be loyal.

ience of every person in Central Oregon. Over the Edge provides a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to rappel from the room of the tallest building in Central  Oregon  by having participants reach a fundraising goal and includes a street party celebration. DeschutesUnitedWay.org

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Tips for Staying Limber When Traveling Adventures abound in the world but sometimes getting there can be hard on the body. A few modifications, tools, and stretches will have you ready to begin exploring when you reach your destination. In order to get to a destination, we often need to travel by train, plane and automobile. The way we sit during this time is crucial to minimize back and hip pain. Bend, physical therapist, Siiri Berg provides the following tips for helping you stay limber when traveling. Pack a Camp Pillow. My favorite tool and one that I will never travel without is a blow up camping pillow. This small pillow easily stuffs in a satchel that is small enough to store in your purse, carry-on, or pocket. Because it is adjustable, you can customize it to any seat you may encounter. 1. Fill the pillow with just a bit of air and allow it to act as a lumbar support. The idea is to fill in the gap between the backrest and your body, but not to force your back into overarching. 2. Place the pillow in the upper back and neck area to support the gap if your begin to feel tension in the upper back and shoulders. 3. Ideally your hips should be higher than your knees. Fill the pillow more firmly and place it under the sit bones to give the hips relief. Move. The more you move the less stiffness you will encounter. Stopping a time or two during a long drive to stretch your legs and walk for a few minutes can make the difference between needing a

“recovery” day after arriving and being able to start your vacation immediately. Stay Hydrated. Drinking plenty of fluids forces you to stop more often and get up. Just a few minutes of walking and standing to use the restroom will help keep your joints loose. Pack a Tennis or Lacrosse Ball. Unless you are on a lavish spa retreat with a personal massage therapist at your beck and call, a tennis ball can be a handy substitute. • Place the ball on the back side of the hip and lean against the wall to loosen your gluteal muscles and help relieve back and hip pain. • Place the ball in the corner of a pillowcase and drape it over the shoulder to reach that pesky spot between the shoulder blades. Move back and forth to massage the area. Stretch. There are plenty of variations of hip, back, and neck stretches that you can easily do while sitting. Here are a few to try: • Sitting figure 4 - while sitting, rest one leg horizontally over the knee of the other leg. • Sitting hamstring stretch - while sitting on the edge of a chair, straighten one leg in front of the body with the heel on the floor. Sit up straight and try to push the navel towards the thigh without leaning the trunk forward. Hold for 30 seconds. Repeat on the opposite leg. • Trunk rotation • Shoulder rolls • Try rolling forwards and backwards • Try rolling on shoulder forwards while the opposite one goes backwards simultaneously • Repeat going the opposite direction


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“IT’S NOT ALL ABOUT ME, ALTHOUGH I GET THE PLEASURE OF PAINTING. MY GOAL IS TO GIVE THE VIEWER A MOMENT OF BEAUTY.” —JEAN LUBIN

FOR JEAN LUBIN, HER PAINTINGS PROVIDE A WINDOW INTO A WORLD OF MAJESTIC HORSES AND THEIR SURROUNDINGS. Having lived in a The pasture in front of Healing Reins Therapeutic Riding Center.

wide range of environments—from Samoa and Juneau, Alaska to Richmond, Virginia, the Bay Area and San Diego—Jean found that horses created a bridge between each place and time. She began riding in her teens as a way to stay connected with animals and the landscape after moving from Alaska to the urban surroundings outside Washington, D.C. The equine CONTINUED >

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ARTIST’S PALETTE

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connection was powerful, and continued as horses became the favored subject for her art. “For me, a horse is the best subject because of their beauty, nobility and physicality,” she says. Because she has been an equestrian, she knows her subject well. “When you’ve had horses, you know what they look like and what they feel like, from their soft coat to the pink of their nose.” JeanLubin.com

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GIVING BACK

Backpacks that Give Back

LOCAL NONPROFIT BENEFITS KIDS IN NEED

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AS SUMMER COMES TO AN END, WE FIND OURSELVES BUMPING INTO MOUNTAINS OF “BACK-TO-SCHOOL SALE” SUPPLIES AT EVERY STORE. With such displays of excess, it’s often hard to remember that there are those who have nothing. During the 2018-2019 school year, the Bend-La Pine School District had 7,901 students enrolled in the Free and Reduced-Lunch Program. The Homeless Leadership found a 19-percent increase over the last year in the number of homeless youth under the age of 18, and 9,000-plus children and family members received some type of assistance through the Family Access Network (FAN). The needs are vast to provide stability for these students to have a chance at success in school and life. To that end, schools’ FAN Advocates offer direct assistance as well as referrals to outside agencies for students and their families. One of their go-to partners is Backpacks for Bend. BACKPACKS FOR BEND WAS CREATED TO BRIDGE WEEKEND HUNGER GAP Backpacks for Bend was founded in 2009 by Amy Bryant Fraley and her mother, Mary Bryant. The goal was to fill a backpack with enough high protein, non-perishable food that a child would be well-nourished for the weekend away from school meals. The backpacks offered a way to provide food without it being obvious to other students. In 2018, as the program grew beyond the needs of volunteer assistance that Fraley was able to roust up weekly, it became a program of The Giving Plate, a food pantry in Bend that maintains a focus on providing food for children.  “I learned from Mara Stephens, Bend-La Pine School District’s homeless liaison, that 467 kids were registered as homeless this year. It was like a stomach punch,” says Ranae Staley, executive director of The Giving Plate, “We had to get involved.” At the start of the previous school year, The Giving Plate coordinated packing of more than 300 bags of food every other week. Each pack included peanut butter, ramen, apple sauce, granola bars, fruit snacks, oatmeal and pudding. Since many of the students are homeless, foods could not require refrigeration or cooking.

“I LEARNED FROM MARA STEPHENS, BENDLA PINE SCHOOL DISTRICT’S HOMELESS LIAISON, THAT 467 KIDS WERE REGISTERED AS HOMELESS THIS YEAR. IT WAS LIKE A STOMACH PUNCH,” SAYS RANAE STALEY, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE GIVING PLATE, “WE HAD TO GET INVOLVED.”

COMMUNITY PARTNERS MAKE IT HAPPEN First Interstate Bank is a key partner of Backpacks for Bend. Food is stored in their conference room and once every other week, their employee/volunteers pack sealable baggies for delivery to FAN Advocates who place them in backpacks. First Interstate then donates $10 per hour for each volunteer’s time back to the program for purchasing food and supplies. Supporting programs such Backpacks for Bend creates a path toward success as local children head back to school. Nutrition is the very basic supply these students need to do their best. TheGivingPlate.org, FamilyAccessNetwork.org August 2019 | Bend Lifestyle

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DIY

DOGS WILL GO NUTS FOR THESE QUICK + EASY SNACKS

TREAT YOUR PET MAN’S BEST FRIEND DESERVES MAN’S BEST FOOD. Dogs will go nuts for these quick and easy peanut butter and oat treats. With just a few ingredients and a little bit of time, you’ll be well on your way to getting your dog to do anything you ask. And, if you get hungry, you can even sneak one for yourself—just don’t let your pup see!

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IMPORTANT Be sure the peanut butter you use does not contain xylitol—the artificial sweetener can be fatal to dogs.

Peanut Butter + Oats INGREDIENTS + 1 cup old-fashioned oats + 1/2 cup flour + 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter + 1 egg

INSTRUCTIONS 1. Preheat your oven to 300 F. 2. In a large mixing bowl, mix together oats, flour, peanut butter and egg until combined. 3. Roll your dough out on a flat surface to about 1/2-inch thickness. 4. Cut out your dog’s favorite shapes with cookie cutters. 5. Place your treats onto a baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes. Makes about 36 1-inch diameter treats.

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BARK IT UP If your dog doesn’t settle for plain, kick these treats up a notch by incorporating some of these dog-safe fruits and vegetables:

+ BANANAS—In moderation, bananas are great treats for dogs. Just beware of the sugar content—they shouldn’t be part of your dog’s regular diet. + BLUEBERRIES—Blueberries are a superfood full of antioxidants and fiber. Try these as a substitute to training treats. + CARROTS—Carrots are a great low-calorie snack high in beta-carotene and fiber. Chomping on them is also great for your dog’s chompers. + GREEN BEANS—Full of fiber and low in calories, plain green beans are great prepared any way! + WATERMELON—Filled with vitamins and potassium, this summer treat is sure to be your pup’s new favorite. For those dog days of summer, watermelon is a great way to keep your dog hydrated! Just be sure to remove the rind and seeds. Learn more about safe food for four-legged friends at AKC.org.

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OUR TOWN “Keep moving and shoot through the action,” says photographer Barbara Dudley. Barbara took photos as the subject drove and stopped multiple times.

Perfect Portraits MOVE FAST FOR SUCCESSFUL PHOTOGRAPHS OF KIDS AND PETS

ARTICLE CHERYL PARTON

WHEN IT COMES TO CAPTURING AN IMAGE OF OUR BELOVED KIDS AND PETS, IT HELPS TO HAVE THE ENERGY TO KEEP UP WITH THEM. For photographer Barbara Dudley, the job is a natural fit for her dynamic personality. “A subject that moves fast is easy because I can run after it,” she says. The youngest of six girls, her father not only produced films, but brought the family all over the world to make movies. With exposure to creativity and different cultures, Barbara

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There’s no need for a fancy backdrop. For the best background, like this blue wall, it’s okay to say, “Let’s move.”

Photograph a horse with ears forward. “A second person is useful to wave hands or toss a bit of dirt in the air for attention,” Barbara says.

For the candid feel of this image, Barbara photographed the dogs and owner as they interacted.

gravitated toward photography by assisting her dad, was on both

and focused is key along with awareness that the most special

sides of the camera as a model and photographer in New York,

images aren’t always staged right in front of you. She believes the

and worked for a daily newspaper in Connecticut. Today, after

best photo session is one where everyone is dressed comfortably

raising her own four children, Barbara enjoys seeing the world

and can be themselves. When photographing both children and

through photographs with her business that includes not only

animals, she says, “Let ‘em go. Let ‘em loose.” Barbara also says

making pictures, but creating keepsakes from photographs such

it’s important to keep your eyes open to the surroundings even

as tapestry blankets, stone coasters, tiles and cards. Barbara says

while you move quickly, “The best shots may be right behind you.”

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Barbara Dudley with her dogs, Buddy and Emma

tips Shoot and move fast, keep up with your subjects

Don’t be afraid to jump up and down or make silly sounds

Find a moment of emotion

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HOW DO YOU UNWIND?

WORK-LIFE BALANCE ISN’T A NEW CONCEPT, BUT IT’S AN EVOLVING GOAL MORE PEOPLE ARE STRIVING TOWARD, AND IT’S A VALUE OF THE BEND COMMUNITY. Yet there’s still palpable pressure to be an unfailing individual, parent and/or partner, who’s also physically and mentally healthy, while also excelling in a career or keep-

changes in our everyday lives, both as adults and for our children, to achieve any real semblance of balance.”

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In Bend, Dr. Richards’ patients cite many life stressors, ranging from work and money to political and environmental concerns, relationships

IT’S A BEAUTIFUL DRIVE,

and even technological and social media dependence. According to the

AND WE TAKE TIME TO

American Psychological Association’s 2018 “Stress in America” survey,

TALK AND CONNECT.”

one in five adults feel they do not do enough to manage their stress. Drs. Stephanie and Steve Christensen, owners and dentists of

– DR. STEVE CHRISTENSEN

Deschutes Pediatric Dentistry, head the epitome of a Bend family that is constantly learning and rising to the challenge of creating balance in their busy lives. They are the parents of twins, Mason and Lucy, age nine, and a set of triplets, Cooper, Calvin and Lily, age seven. For a while,

"WE LOVE BEING OUTSIDE, IT’S ONE OF

they had five kids in diapers and a startup dentistry practice, launched in

THE MANY REASONS WE BUILT OUR LIVES

2005, that took years of hard work to bring to fruition. The dentists made ends meet by working part-time in Salem before

HERE.” — DR. STEPHANIE CHRISTENSEN

moving to Bend permanently and didn’t take home a paycheck from the clinic for nearly three years. The Christensen’s warm personalities and ability to build trust with young patients, from infants to teenagers, finally caught on with parents and word-of-mouth referrals flooded in. Today, they

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They’ve built their practice on a standard of care involving balance and understanding. It’s clear they operate a well-oiled machine with happy

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WHEN THERE IS NO WORK

little incentive after having conquered their fear of the dentist. “There’s a person on the other side of that tooth,” says Dr. Steve Christensen. “It’s

OR SCHOOL." — COOPER,

important for us to be aware of what’s going on with each of the kids at

CALVIN AND LILY (TRIPLETS)

school and at home so we can better understand and help them.” The Christensens say their success in the office and at home is largely because they surround themselves, and depend on, many people every day: friends, coworkers, teachers and their staff at the clinic. They haven’t

The girls: Lucy a

been afraid to ask for help. They have a nanny, Kate, an assistant, Norah, attribute taking manageable, small steps to stay sane, including monthly

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family planning meetings, where adaptability and communication with

RIDE BIKES, JUMP ON THE

one another and the kids are key. They established immoveable family

TRAMPOLINE, PLAY CATCH, AND

traditions, try to take appropriate time off, learned to say no when they hit their limits, and work to be fully present when they switch between doctor, parent and spouse mode. As we work to achieve balance in our lives, it’s important to not only seek challenge but also give yourself a break, be glad for what you’ve

nd

HAVE NERF GUN FIGHTS IN THE BACKYARD." — MASON AND LUCY (TWINS)

done so far, and figure out how to draw hard lines of boundary where you can. The Christensens, and the people they depend on, pull it off— together. DeschutesKids.com August 2019 | Bend Lifestyle

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The Village at Sunriver

Voted #1 Small Town Art Fair in the nation for a second year in a row, the juried event features more than 70 artists, entertainment and food. Organized by the Sunriver Women’s Club, net proceeds support nonprofit agencies in Deschutes County. SunriverArtFair.com

10 ELK LAKE PADDLEBOARD RACE SERIES Elk Lake Resort

1245 Southeast 3rd Street, Ste. C-3 | 541.385.9110

The competitive race series includes a short course and long course, followed by a kids’ race, and concluding with

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an awards ceremony and barbeque. ElkLakeResort.net

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AUGUST

LIFESTYLE CALENDAR

HAULIN’ ASPEN TRAIL MARATHON Wanoga Sno-Park

Starting at an elevation of 5,500 feet, the race is Central Oregon’s

“Staff is great! Facility is top notch.”

r a f y b s i y s i n h a “T er than ty! ” bett er facili oth

“I feel blessed that I was referred to Results Neck & Back Therapy.”

“Real expertise here!” “Results therapy has reduced my neck pain by 80 to 90%.”

“I would highly recommend this program!”

only full marathon run on trails and also features a 6.5-mile course and

“Best rehab place I have ever been treated at!”

“I have never really benefited from any physical therapy until I found Lesley and Kevin at Results.”

a half marathon option. The event benefits Bend Endurance Academy. BendRaces.com/Haulin-Aspen

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THE B-52S WITH SPECIAL GUESTS OMD & BERLIN Les Schwab Amphitheater

New wave classic band, The B-52s celebrate their 40th Anniversary Tour, joined by OMD and Berlin. BendConcerts.com

15-17 BEND BREWFEST

Les Schwab Amphitheater

Celebrating hand-crafted beer, the event is a chance to sample beer, ciders and wine from both nano-breweries and some of the most popular breweries in the region. Open to all ages until 5 p.m. when accompanied by a guardian. Proceeds benefit Deschutes River Conservancy, NeighborImpact, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Oregon and Bend Fire Community Assistance Program. BendBrewfest.com

20 JOSH GROBAN

Les Schwab Amphitheater

Internationally-acclaimed vocalist Josh Groban makes his Bend debut. Doors open at 5 p.m., show starts at 6:30 p.m. BendConcerts.com

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23-24 THEATER IN THE PARK Drake Park

Two performances of the musical La Cage aux Folles will be presented in the outdoor amphitheater of Drake Park in downtown Bend. The event also offers a dinner plus show option. TheaterBend.com

23 FUR BALL FUNDRAISER

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

The Humane Society of Central Oregon presents Fur Ball, a fundraiser for pets and their people. The event includes a fashion show where dogs strut the cat walk, dinner auction, and live music. HSCO.org

23-25 ART IN THE HIGH DESERT Old Mill District

Celebrating its 12th year, Art in the High Desert (AHD)

Central Oregon’s Premier Juried Fine Art & Craft Show and Sale

AUGUST 23-25, 2019 Art InTheHighDesert.com 120 artists selected from across North America. On the banks of the Deschutes River in the Old Mill District - Bend, Oregon.

presents 120 nationally-acclaimed visual artists to this juried fine art and craft show on the banks of the Deschutes River. AHD is ranked nationally in the top 20 shows for sales for the fifth consecutive year. The show is an opportunity to meet, and buy original art from some of the top artists in North America and Central Oregon at every budget. For the safety of everyone, no dogs/pets are allowed. ArtInTheHighDesert.com

HE SAVE T

D AT E !

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ANIMAL KINGDOM

PROTECTION FOR PETS

ARTICLE JULIE E. FURNAS

KEEP YOUR FURRY FAMILY SAFE FROM SUMMER DANGERS

tip #1 KEEP OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES SHORT.

have a few cases every year. “This year

Dogs can also get heat stroke or heat

it’s looking like we’ll have more ticks,”

exhaustion from overactivity during

says Dr. Abraham. “I recommend treat-

periods of high heat. This is especially

ing for fleas and ticks from May through

true for senior dogs and those with

October in our region and year-round if

brachycephalic syndrome (dogs with

you travel with your pet,” she adds.

compressed faces like Pugs, Boxers exhaustion/heat stroke in dogs and

tip #4

or English Bulldogs). Signs of heat cats include heavy panting, labored

KEEP EXTRA COLD WATER HANDY.

SUMMERTIME IS A VERY ACTIVE TIME OF

breathing, bright red-injected gums and

Luckily in Bend, there are many dog-

THE YEAR FOR CENTRAL OREGONIANS

increased heart rate. In severe cases,

friendly drinking fountains. When you

AND THEIR PETS. It’s also a time of height-

animals will stagger or collapse and can

leave for the day, it’s important to have

ened risks to dogs and cats who spend a lot

even have seizures. If your dog has any

extra drinking water for pets to keep

of time outdoors. Since temperatures can rise

of these symptoms, take them to a vet or

them cool and hydrated. To help outdoor

to 90-plus degrees, protection for our ani-

emergency clinic immediately.

cats stay cooler in the summer, leave

many animals who suffer from heat stroke in

tip #2

the summer when they’ve been subjected

BE CAREFUL ON HIKES. Summertime

to environments that are too hot for their

is a popular time to hike in Central Oregon

bodies to handle.

and keeping an eye out for things that

Veterinary offices and emergency clinics see

can bite is a must. The Northern Pacific

pet left in a car, according to the American

Rattlesnake is the primary poisonous

Veterinary Medical Association—the heat in

snake in our area and a bite can cause

a vehicle can rise by 20 degrees in 10 min-

serious harm if not treated immediately.

utes and cracking the window makes little

If your dog gets bitten, take them to a vet

difference. “If it is warm out, it’s best to leave

immediately and keep them as calm as

your pet at home,” says Dr. Shalet Abraham

possible on the way.

of Bend Veterinary Specialty and Emergency concern for pets (including pets kept in cages)

tip #3

in the summer, there are other seasonal risks.

TREAT FOR FLEAS AND TICKS. While

Here are four ways to protect pets in the sum-

Central Oregon is not a hot bed for fleas,

mer. BendVetSpecialtyEmergency.com

local veterinarians report that we do

Center. While heat stroke is the number one

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trees and bushes.

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The number one cause of heat stroke is a

water bowls out under shaded areas like

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mals should be well planned and organized.


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