How To Keep Your Dog Cool When It'S Too Hot For Him To Cool Off

Dogs cannot cool themselves by sweating like humans. Heatstroke or exhaustion and injury can happen in dogs faster than you think. If your home is not air-conditioned, you will need to take steps to keep your pooch cool. It is essential to keep fresh, cool water available to your dog at all times. Make sure you keep the water dish in a shady location. Also, change the water frequently. Consider installing a watering system that can hook up to a faucet to provide water as needed.

Dog playing in a sprinkler

:max_bytes(150000):strip_icc()/KellyColson EyeEmdogfaucet-5c438d184cedfd00010a7586. jpg) Dogs can get sunburn and heat exhaustion from prolonged sun exposure. Sunscreen is available for dogs, but it does not protect them from heat stroke. Consider getting an insulating dog house, but make sure it is large and well-ventilated.

Dog in kiddie pool

A cooling dog bed can provide the comfort and softness of a typical dog bed with the coolness your dog wants. These beds often use a gel-like material or water to keep the temperature nice and cool. There are several other products designed to cool off your dog. . . .

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