Keeping Your Pet Cool This Summer

It’s summer, which means temperatures are high. With temperatures becoming very warm, it is important to look out for not only ourselves but for our pets as well so that they too don’t overheat.

Keeping your pet cool in summer is very important. By looking out for them it will help keep your best friend healthy, happy, and safe.

Keeping Your Pet Cool This Summer

8 Ways of helping your pet cool down this Summer

1. Drinking water:

You can put ice cubes inside of their drinking water. This will help to keep their water cold and enjoyable. Pets should have access to enough drinking water, this is very important because it helps prevent dehydration.

Keeping Your Pet Cool This Summer

2. Outdoors:

Help them by providing shaded areas so that they are not completely affected by the direct sunlight.

Keeping Your Pet Cool This Summer

3. Bedding/towels:

You can provide them with something cool to lie on. You can give them some damp bedding or towels to lie on.

Keeping Your Pet Cool This Summer

4. Pool/Container:

If your dog is not afraid of the water or can swim. You can place a small paddling pool or a container filled with some water outside for them to play and cool down in.

Keeping Your Pet Cool This Summer

5. Bottles:

Fill some water bottles with cold water. By doing this it will provide them with something cool to lie next to.

Keeping Your Pet Cool This Summer

6. Cars:

Try to avoid leaving your pet inside the car for long periods of time, they become stressed and overheat very easily.

Keeping Your Pet Cool This Summer

7. Food:

You can freeze treats and food for them to enjoy.

Keeping Your Pet Cool This Summer

8. Grooming:

This is important because it helps to remove any excess hair that may cause extra heat.

Keeping Your Pet Cool This Summer

Although there are many ways of keeping your pet from overheating, these ideas will surely help keep your pet cool this summer.

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Hermina Joubert
Hermina Joubert

Animal Editor

Call her a dreamer. A lover of life a true enthusiast. Some of her passions include: People, she enjoys working with and getting to know everyone around her. Nature, she often enjoys being surrounded by nature it makes her feel peaceful and relaxed. In fact she often wishes that a sunset could be classified as a colour. Entertainment industry, a huge love of hers for as long as she can remember. This has become second nature to her. One of her greatest desires in life is to be able to make a difference in the lives of everyone she meets. She writes, motivates, and spreads positivity, enjoys life, and lives life to the fullest. Her motto: All things are possible

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