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September 5, 2017

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Categories: THEA Tips

Danger Alert: (Part 2) At 104 degrees, the body’s vital organs and bodily functions are affected. Death occurs at 107 degrees. Children are particularly vulnerable to heat-related death because they are often either asleep in the backseat or unable to get out of a hot car on their own. And extreme heat affects children more […]

September 1, 2017

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Categories: THEA Tips

Danger Alert: Part 1 of 2 As we approach the hottest two months of the year, we want to remind you of the dangers of leaving children in hot cars. Every year we hear a heartbreaking story about a child being accidentally left in a car and then dying of heat related injuries. While most […]

August 1, 2017

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Tags: Deputy Kotfila Memorial Dog Park, dog parks, Tampa

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Categories: THEA Tips

Why Dog Parks Rock A visit to a dog park can benefit both you and your pet. They are excellent places for your animal to socialize and let out pent-up energy but they are also good for their human owners. If you haven’t been to a dog park recently, here are a few reasons from […]

August 1, 2017

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Why it’s important to keep your dog park clean Pets can be expensive when they need veterinary care or over the counter medicines. One of the most efficient ways to prevent unnecessary illnesses is to keep your dog park clean and litter-free. Many pet illnesses and injuries arise when dog parks aren’t maintained properly. To […]

July 20, 2017

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Tags: Dog safety

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Categories: THEA Tips

Safety Tips for the Dog Days of Summer When we built the Deputy Kotflia Dog Park in downtown Tampa, we wanted to make sure dogs, and their owners could get relief from the intense Florida sun. Built under the shade of the Selmon Expressway and with water stations for dogs to hydrate, this dog park […]

July 20, 2017

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Tags: hurricane preparation, hurricane preperation tips

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Categories: THEA Tips

It’s Time For Hurricane Preparation Living in Florida with our tropical summer weather and warm ocean temperatures means that being organized and ready for a hurricane is a must. We have seen how quickly flooding in some of our low-lying or waterfront areas can occur from an average summer storm so it is easy to […]

June 26, 2017

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Tags: Slow Down, Slow Movement

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Categories: THEA Tips

Slow Down – How moving slower can make you happier It has been said, that speed is the disease of our time. When we move at a hurried pace, we might get a lot done, but many times it not done as well as it could be with more focus. “The Slow Movement” is about […]

June 10, 2017

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Categories: THEA Tips

Clean Your Car for a Safer Ride Have you ever heard the advice that people are happier and more productive when their desks are clean and neat? Just like how we find peace through an organized workspace, the same wisdom applies when our cars are neat and free of clutter. It is easy to accumulate […]

June 1, 2017

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Categories: THEA Tips

June is National Safety Month The month of June is designated as National Safety Month. It is a time to focus on reducing injury and death at work, whether you are on the road or at your home. The National Safety Council says that injuries are a leading cause of disability for people of all […]

May 8, 2017

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Categories: THEA Tips

Global Youth Traffic Safety Month (GYTSM) is a campaign led by the National Organizations for Youth Safety. GYTSM was formed in partnership with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to support the United Nations 2007 Global Road Safety Week. The goal of this month-long campaign is to raise awareness about youth traffic safety issues […]