Summer Tips For Dogs
Creature Companions|April 2021
The days are getting hotter and hotter, and with the change in the weather, your dog needs to adjust to the heat. However, there are many ways in which you can make your dog much more comfortable during a scalding Indian summer! Here are some tips and tricks that we have up our sleeve.
Poorvi Anthony

ALLOCATE COOL SPOTS FOR YOUR DOG

Dogs lookout for cooler spots to sit or sleep during the summer. As opposed to making them sleep on the hard floor, which can affect their joints in the long run, allocate these spots for them and try to move their bed and water to these spots.

BLOCK THE SUN

Try to shade the room with curtains and blinds during the day. Place indoor plants to keep the room cool and shady. Avoid taking your dog out for walks at noon when the sun rays are most intense. You can also apply sunscreen spray to protect their skin.

NEVER LEAVE YOUR DOG UNATTENDED!

Never leave your dog unattended in a parked car. On a warm day, the temperature in a car can exceed 48°C in a matter of minutes—even with the windows partially open. Your dog can quickly suffer brain damage or die from heatstroke or suffocation.

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