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Summer is one of the most anticipated seasons throughout the year, but it is also true that it is a season in which we have to worry more about our health and that of our pets. Through this article, we are going to give you a series of tips on how to take care of my dog ​​in summer, in addition to trying to solve some of the most frequent doubts that we usually ask ourselves.
We are going to start by analyzing the seven tips that you must take into account to take care of your dog in summer and that you can enjoy maximum safety and comfort.
summer vacation with dog
When the summer holidays arrive, we start to organize everything but many times we do not realize that, on this occasion, there is one more member of the family.

When it comes to organizing summer holidays with a dog, there are two possibilities from which we can choose:

Take the dog on vacation: for this it is very important to analyze well the way in which we can integrate the animal in our adventure, that is, plan a type of vacation where the dog can accompany us, looking for dog frendly hotels, organizing walks and routes and , in general, prepare activities where you can enjoy with us. It is very important that, if you are going to travel with the car, you do not forget to never leave it inside alone, as this can cause you a very serious annoyance.
The dog hotel: however, it is not always easy to find places where our pet can be well enough, in which case the answer is the road hotel, and in this sense, we recommend our Fontfreda dog residence, which is located in a space in the middle of nature, with complete facilities and with the peace of mind of knowing that at all times the staff will take care of the pets in a special and careful way until the return of their owners.

Cool the dog in summer

When summer arrives, thermometers start to skyrocket, and this not only affects us but also our pets.

That is why we must ensure that they are very cool at all times, in an environment with a pleasant temperature and, when we carry out the activities, we will take care that it is at a time when the temperature is lower.

There are also cooling mats, as well as the traditional soaking that refreshes everyone.

Avoid spending too many hours in the sun, especially at noon, which is when there is more radiation, in addition to the fact that it is advisable to brush them more frequently.

Hydration

Just like humans, dehydration can wreak havoc on a pet.
Make sure that fresh water is available at all times, and from time to time, wet it a little to cool it down.

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Be careful on the ground

When we walk down the street, wearing slippers, we are not aware of the high temperatures that the ground can reach.
This is especially important when it comes to asphalt, which can be very dangerous for the animal’s pads, causing serious burns.

Foods

It is better that, in the hours of lower heat, since this will help improve your digestion.

Protection against parasites

This is a time when the number of parasites and mosquitoes increases considerably.

In addition to having your vaccination card in order, it is also interesting to use flea collars, pipettes and, in general, both internal and external antiparasitic products.

Remember that if you want to use both systems, it is not recommended to combine collars and pipettes that have the same active ingredient, as this can negatively affect some dogs.

You will also need to keep an eye on his coat and brush it regularly.

Exercise

Although it is summer, the animals will still have the desire as well as the need to practice physical exercise, including from walks to games and other activities.

However, in this case we are going to avoid the sunnier hours, as it will be more pleasant and safer for both him and us.

Frequently asked questions about caring for dogs in summer

Next we are going to solve some of the most frequent doubts about how to take care of my dog ​​in summer.

Exercise

Although it is summer, the animals will still have the desire as well as the need to practice physical exercise, including from walks to games and other activities.

However, in this case we are going to avoid the sunnier hours, as it will be more pleasant and safer for both him and us.

Frequently asked questions about caring for dogs in summer

Next we are going to solve some of the most frequent doubts about how to take care of my dog ​​in summer.

<h3>What time to take the dog out in summer?</h3>
It is best to leave first thing in the morning or late in the afternoon, when the temperature has normalized.

To avoid unnecessary risks and enjoy a good experience, you should always try to choose to go out at those times when the temperature is lower.

Why does my dog ​​sleep a lot in summer?

It is normal for dogs to sleep more in summer than in winter, and this is because they have the need to self-regulate their temperature, which makes them lethargic.

How many times can a dog be bathed in summer?

We know that it is not good to abuse baths for dogs, but with the heat, it is normal for doubts to arise about how often a dog bathes in summer.

During the hot months, we can proceed to bathe the dog once every two weeks, but remember that you can refresh it with a little water whenever necessary, even every day.

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