The Beginners Guide To Pets (Chapter 1)

How To Care For Your Dog During Summer

Summertime is always a great time to go out and explore with your dog. If your dog love to walk around, you will get to enjoy daring activities as you bond and reveal your love with your confidant. There are many activities that you can engage with together with your dog such as visiting exciting places, having a nature walk, cruising city streets among others. Nevertheless, you need to be careful to protect your dog from the heat that may be very high during the summer season. The following is a recommendation that will help you look after your dog well during summertime. When having hot sidewalks, put on wax on their paws to hinder your dog from getting burned on the sidewalks. The high temperature that goes up to 120 degrees heats the pavements. Your dog getting burned could give them very painful blisters on their paws making it very difficult to walk. You can also take the initiative to put your in breathable dog boots or walk them on the glass or in the shade where the heat is not very high. This will prevent your dog from getting burned which can give them a very painful experience.

Getting hot in summer is a thing that human beings can endure due to the way the body is made to endure and adapt to too much heat. Animals are exceptionally different from human beings, and this applies to your dog too. Dogs are likely to be affected by the heat. Putting your dog outside on the burning heat may cause dehydration which may finally cause shock on them. This is because they have longer fur that will facilitate the loss of water from their bodies to the blistering sun. For this reason you should ensure that the fur of your dog is kept shorter during the summer. Ensure that you give your dog a lot of water throughout the day. In case you are leaving your dog with a pet sitter or dog walker you should ensure that you explain to them about these key issues that they need to be extra cautious about.

Tiny creatures are likely to be more during the summer time since your dog cannot preserve cleanliness. Fleas are likely to breed more during summer because they increase in warm environments. You should take precaution the summer commences by effectively cutting your dog’s hair to inhibit the fleas and ticks from hiding there. It is also crucial to stock up on fleas and ticks preventions for dogs to help curb the danger of getting them in the first place. Once your dog gets fleas, it can cause skin irritation, worm parasites and skin infections that are too uncomfortable for your dog. To ensure that your dog does not get the distress that comes with these infections ensure you take the required measures to ensure that your dog gets a pleasurable experience during summer.