Dogs with heavy fur are vulnerable. Never leave them in parked cars. Inside, temps can rapidly reach deadly levels.
flavor with no-salt chicken broth or add ice cubes to chill.
Avoid exercising dogs in hot temperatures to prevent heatstroke and paw pad burns. Schedule walks at dawn or dusk, opt for indoor activities, and prioritize water play in the heat of the day.
Vigorous panting, dark red gums, thick drool, tongue out, weakness, vomiting, collapse. Move to a cool place, wet with cool water, offer water, use a fan, seek vet help.
Dogs can get sunburned. Protect their skin with dog-safe sunscreen on nose, ears, and face. White/thin coats are more vulnerable. Reapply as directed.
Use life jacket for brachycephalic breeds. Monitor exhaustion, limit saltwater intake. Teach pool safety. Supervise access to pools with locked gate.
Protect your dog's paw pads from hot surfaces by walking them during cooler times, testing the ground with your hand, using dog boots, and finding shaded areas.