Dog Days of Summer - Keep your Dog Cool

August is know as the "Dog days of Summer".  Don't forget your fur keeps need your help in keeping cool.

  • Keep water ready available for your pets.  Make sure there water bowls are full and easily accessible.  Try adding ice cubes to outside bowls to keep them cooler longer.
  • Take walks during cooler hours.  If you have to go out during the peak heat time, take a shorter walk.
  • Move playtime to the shade and take lots of breaks to cool down.
  • Go for a swim.