Summer Canine Care - cancelled

July is typically the hottest month across the US, leading it to be declared as National Pet Hydration Awareness Month. With rising temperatures and an increase in outdoor activities, it’s the perfect time to educate yourself on the importance of pet hydration in this class led by Dr. Greg A Roadruck. Participants will learn warning signs of dehydration and overhydration, as well as simple tips for ensuring their furry friends stay healthy this summer. This class will also include general advice for protecting your pet’s paws, including tips for safely navigating hot pavement. Dr. Roadruck focuses on small animal medicine and behavior at the Orrville Veterinary Clinic, where he has been practicing for more than 40 years.


  • This class will take place in-person and outdoors at The J.M. Smucker House, 708 N Main Street. Parking is available in the Smucker campus parking lot.
  • Masks will be optional for students and instructors during each outdoor class provided that six feet of physical distance is maintained from others. Masks are only required when attendees are not socially distanced from someone outside of their household. Students will be seated at least six feet apart from one another; however, members of the same household are welcome to sit together.
  • If you have any symptoms of COVID-19 or if you have potentially been exposed to the virus within the last 14 days, please do not attend class.
  • Participants are encouraged to bring their own bottle of water, as no refreshments will be served.
  • All participants must register and pay in advance online at Payment will not be accepted at class.
  • This class will be rescheduled in the event of inclement weather.


Dr. Greg Roadruck
Class Schedule: 
Thursday, July 29, 2021 -
5:30pm to 6:30pm