This is a really good overview of summertime hazards for dogs. ﾠI don’t think most people realize all the trouble that dogs can get into during the summer months. ﾠThe brachycephalic breeds really are at risk due to the amount of excessive tissue in the airway. ﾠ
Also older dogs with poor laryngeal function really can be compromised very quickly when the weather heats up.
|Start with slower, shorter walks and gradually increase according to your pet’s ability and health. •Try a simple keep-cool tactic such as soaking a bandanna in water and putting it in the freezer before you put it on your dog to wear on a walk. …
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The Cypress Times
Follow the advice and make sure you have a fun, healthy summer with your dog!