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After surviving last winter’s polar vortex, it’s such a relief to finally make it to summer! Off come the cute sweaters, booties and the quick in-and-out pee breaks. Just because the weather has warmed up though, that doesn’t mean you should neglect your dog’s well-being in the summer months. Check out our tips to avoid heat related stress or illnesses to keep your pup safe and protected from the heat.

  • Never leave your pet in the car! Even when the outside temperature is only 70 degrees, the heat inside the car can reach up to 115 degrees!

  • Make sure the water bowl is always full – throw a few ice cubes in there – many dogs love to chew on them.

  • Dogs can get sunburned too! Provide a shady area for them if you are hanging out in your yard or the park.

  • Plan your dog route in the shade – you don’t want to burn your pooch’s paws on the hot sidewalks.

  • Check for ticks, fleas and heartworms – summer is high season for these pesky parasites.

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