Want to spend a lovely summer afternoon in the sun wearing a fur coat? No? Neither does your dog. Keep Fido feeling fresh during the dog days of summer with these quick and easy tips.
Stay in the Shade
Planning on spending the afternoon at the beach, the park or just in the backyard? Make sure there is a shady spot for your dog to relax in. Tree shade, tents with open sides or flaps, and even the underside of a lounge chair can be enough to protect your dog from the hot rays of the sun.
It’s Time for a Shower
What better way to keep your dog clean and cool than with a shower — an outdoor shower with the garden hose, that is! Hose Fido down with the spray nozzle set to a gentle release or encourage him to run through the sprinkler. Don’t leave him unattended, or your lawn could become a muddy mess. Don’t have access to a garden hose or a big lawn? Wet an old towel and let your dog lie on top of it.
Try a Cooling … Read Entire Post