Staying Dog Happy in Hot Weather!
Our Ten Top Tips for Keeping Cool!
1. Encourage your four-legged friend to stay in shaded areas and away from direct sunlight
This also guarantees lots of tail-wags...!
It is important for the enviroment not to consume more water than needed, but if you can time your doggy's outdoor play with your spinklers then this will make for a lot of fun, without being wasteful!
6. Put down damp towels for your canine companion to lie on
Did you know you can get sun cream for dogs? Even our furry friends are at risk of sunburn if they're not protected, just the same as us humans – especially those with thinner coats. You can pick up specially formulated sun cream for dogs at most pet shops or online! Ask your vet for recommendations.
To avoid hurting your four-legged friend's foot pads, stay away from surfaces like sand and tarmac if they feel hot.
10. Be aware of the symptoms of heat stroke in dogs