Issue 1 – Summer

Title: Keep Cool Together - Safely Enjoy Summer with a dog illustration

Ah, summer—the season of fun and outdoor adventures! It’s a time when people and pets alike eagerly embrace the sunshine and spend more time enjoying the great outdoors. With longer days and warmer temperatures, there’s a sense of excitement and endless possibilities for creating memorable moments with our loved ones.

For humans, summer is the perfect time to indulge in various activities that bring joy and relaxation. Whether it’s planning beach trips, organizing backyard barbecues, or embarking on hiking expeditions, the options are abundant. Families can gather for picnics in the park, go on road trips to explore new destinations, or simply unwind in the backyard with a refreshing drink in hand. Summer is a time to reconnect with nature, soak up the vitamin D, and savor the simple pleasures of life.

Our furry friends, too, relish in the summer spirit. Pets eagerly join in the fun as they chase frisbees, splash in sprinklers, or take refreshing dips in the pool or at the beach. They revel in the opportunity to explore new scents during nature walks or join their humans for a leisurely stroll in the park. Summer brings out the playful side of our pets, as they chase butterflies, bask in the sun, or enjoy a game of fetch in the backyard. It’s heartwarming to see their tails wagging with sheer delight as they embrace the freedom and joy of the season.

Summer offers a chance to strengthen bonds and create cherished memories, as we spend time with loved ones, both human and furry,. Let’s make the most out of this season but consider the hot weather. Keeping yourself and your pet cool during the summer is essential for well-being and enjoyment.

Top Tips for Keeping Your Dog Cool

Four photos of dogs during summer keeping cool and a thermometer

Don’t let scorching summer temperatures put a damper on your enjoyment! As the sun shines brighter and the heat intensifies, it’s crucial to arm yourself and your furry friend with the necessary knowledge and preparations to ensure a safe and pleasant summer experience. By following some essential guidelines and taking proactive measures, you can beat the heat and make the most out of the sunny season while keeping both you and your beloved pet cool, comfortable, and protected.

Staying Hydrated

Fresh and cool water should be available at all times. Consider placing bowls in different locations, both indoors and outdoors, to encourage hydration. Another way to encourage drinking is to add broth to one of the water bowls. Additionally, carry a portable water bottle and collapsible bowl when you’re out with your dog. Offer them water frequently to ensure they stay hydrated.

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