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Summer means it's heating up! Check out our top product picks for keeping your dog cool when temperatures rise.
For tips on how to use these products and other ways to keep your dog cool and hydrated, read our blog How to Keep Your Dog Cool During Hot Weather.
Dogs don't cool down by sweating like people do. Using a dog cooling vest or collar can help lower their body temperature. Wet down the vest with cool water, wring it out so it's damp, and then put on your dog! Check it regularly throughout the day to ensure it stays damp and doesn't dry out.
If your dog doesn't like wearing clothes, cooling mats or blankets are where it's at! These are great options if you don't have cool tile floors, to use in your dog's crate or in the car after a trip to the park on a warm day.
If you don't have air conditioning, setting up fans and mister accessories can go a long way in keeping you and your dog cool and comfortable.
Attach this mister to any existing outdoor fan
If you want some quality outdoor time but don't have lots of shade in your yard or on your patio, these options are perfect for you.
Elevating your dog's resting spot helps keep them cooler by allowing more airflow. Place a cold, damp towel or pan of ice underneath, or wet down the ground below for an even better cooling effect. Pop on a canopy to add shade to your dog's raised bed.
It isn't summer without some fun in the water! Dog pools and water fun is a must. And to keep your dog hydrated, make sure there are plenty of easily-accessible water bowls or fountains with fresh water.
Make your own pupsicles by using treat molds, give your dog a chilly snack with a licking mat, or freeze your dog's meal in an interactive feeder.
Headed out and about with your pup? Make sure to bring along a dedicated dog water bottle and bowl for an easy way to keep them hydrated.
Dogs can get sunburned just like us, so it's essential to provide good sun protection, whether with adorable UPF clothing or doggie sunscreen. (Don't use human sunscreen for dogs – it's toxic!)
Check out Daisy rocking her Doggles while out and about in this video: