hot weather

  1. Keeping Pets Cool

    [caption id="attachment_24561" align="alignright" width="200"]dog Jake, a Chuck & Don's family member[/caption] Beyond being comfortable, it's important to keep your pets cool in hot weather. Like humans, pets can overheat, sunburn and dehydrate.

    Exercise During Cool Hours

    Go for walks in the early morning or late evening to avoid the hottest weather. Be aware of the temperature of concrete or roads, as these surfaces can heat up quickly and retain heat for long periods. To test if a surface is too hot for your pet, place the back of your hand on the surface for five seconds. If you can't keep your hand there for five seconds, the ground is too hot for your pet.

    Comfortable and Relaxed

    Adding a cooling mat to
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