Keep your pet hydrated in the summer heat. Provide fresh water and consider adding ice cubes to their bowl to help them stay cool.
Protect your pet's paws from scorching pavement. Walk them during cooler hours or use paw wax to shield their feet.
Yes, pets need sunscreen too! Apply a pet-safe sunscreen to exposed areas, especially if your pet has short fur or light skin.
Ensure your pet has access to shade and shelter outdoors. A shaded area or a pet-friendly tent can provide relief from the sun.
Signs of heatstroke: excessive panting, drooling, and lethargy. If your pet shows symptoms, cool them down and seek vet help.
Protect your pet from ticks and fleas. Use vet-recommended preventatives and regularly check for these pesky parasites.
Adjust your pet's exercise routine for the heat. Opt for morning or evening walks and avoid strenuous activities during peak sun hours.