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Keep Your Dog Cool This Summer
Summer has finally arrived and it didn’t take long
for mother nature to crank up those temperatures.
With the mercury hovering close to the triple
digits it’s imperative that your outdoor pets stay
cool and comfortable. Here are a few tips to help
them beat the heat and make Summer special for both
Never, leave your pet unattended in a hot car.
Temperatures may be around 85 degrees outside,
however inside a car they can top out at over
102 degrees in as little as 10 minutes. This
Video shows the effects of heat on two men in a
hot car after 40 minutes. As a result of their
experiment, they were sweating profusely,
starting to feel panic setting in, and were
light headed. Imagine how an animal must feel.
Exercise Your Pets Early in The Morning or
Late in The Evening. Always take cool water
with you, and walk on the grass when possible.
Hot asphalt can burn paws quickly. Remember,
some breeds have a harder time cooling
themselves because of their flatter noses. Shih
Tzus, Boxers, and Pugs can overheat easily, so
greater precautions should be taken with those
breeds during extreme heat. If you have a cat
with a flat nose, take care to make sure they
are indoors during the heat of the day. They
too could have a difficult time cooling
WATER, SHADE, WATER
Make sure your dog has lots of shade and fresh
cool water when they’re outside.
If possible, provide your dog with his own
wading pool. Most dogs love “taking a dip.”
Keep your dog properly groomed for the summer.
A dog’s hair is designed to help cool them, but
if they are matted air can’t circulate properly
to aid in the cooling process. It’s also a
good idea to brush dogs with longer hair more
frequently in order to remove dead hair and
All Dogs LOVE to eat,
so why not buy them or make them special dog
treats to help cool them off. Peanut
Butter Pup-Sicles are tasty and easy to
PB&J Pops, and
Banana Treats offer delicious variety for your dog and they
all store easily in the freezer. Most dogs
enjoy fruit too, so another option might be a
nice cold piece of cantaloupe or watermelon. Be
sure not to use artificial sweeteners, as
many can be toxic for animals. In addition, you
may want to talk to your vet for healthier food
ideas for your dog.
Most of all stay alert to
signs of Heatstroke: Heavy panting,
glazed eyes, rapid heartbeat, difficulty breathing,
excessive thirst, lethargy, fever, dizziness, lack
of coordination, profuse salivation, vomiting, a
deep red or purple tongue, seizures, and
unconsciousness. If your dog displays these
symptoms, them into the shade or an air-conditioned
area immediately. Apply ice packs or cold towels to
their head, neck, and chest or run cool (not cold)
water over their body. Let them have small amounts
of cold water or let them lick ice cubes. Take your
pet to the vet immediately!
For more Summer safety tips to keep your dog
healthy and happy visit the
Have a Happy and Safe Summer with your favorite
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