How To Keep Fido Cool at Home During the Dog Days of Summer
Keep your pup from overheating with these cool ideas
Summer is finally here! As you and your best friend enjoy warmer weather and fun in the sun it is important to know the signs of your pet overheating. According to healthypet.com, “In the early stages of a heat-related illness it can be difficult to assess your dog’s condition, since it’s normal for him to pant when he’s warm or while exerting himself.” Here are some symptoms to look for via buttehumane.org:
- Bright red or bluish/purple tongue
- Bloody diarrhea or vomit
- Thick drooling saliva
- Lack of coordination
Prevent heat exhaustion at home with these ideas…
This dog fountain hooks right up to your garden hose.
Take a Dog Dip!
Kiddie Pools are NOT just for Kids!
Make a Pupsicle
Keep your pups entertained and hydrated this summer with a DIY Pupsicle
Get Them a Canine Cooler
This self cooling pet pad cools and soothes which helps prevent heating and dehydration.
Help Them Catch a Breeze
This pet fan protects dogs from overheating while in their crates.