4 Ways to Keep Your Pooch Cool During the Dog Days of Summer

Ever heard the phrase "dog days of summer"? If the first thing to come to mind is a dog panting in the summer sun, you'd be wrong! The phrase actually originates from ancient times when it was believed that the dog star, Sirius, rose before the sun during the summer months. Regardless of the phrase's true meaning, it's vital to keep your dog cool when summer is in full swing.


Staying Cool in the Pool

The pool is a staple of summer fun, so why shouldn't your dog be able to enjoy it too? A small wading pool is the perfect place for your dog to lounge under the hot sun.

Staying EXTRA Cool in the Pool

If water isn't cool enough, try filling your pool with ice!

A Cool Collar for Your Hot Dog

Pools might be the best backyard hangout, but what about when you and your dog are on the go? Cooling collars and vests are a great way to bring the chill along for the ride.

Booties to Prevent Burns

If you're planning on dog a lot of walking with your dog on hot surfaces like blacktop, you might want to consider buying booties for your furry friend. The booties will serve the dual purpose of protecting his pads AND making him walk like a goofball. Enjoy!

Puppy Popsicles

You'd be hard pressed to find a dog that doesn't like treats. Beat the heat with these frozen, healthful pupsicles!

BONUS

(BONUS) Most dogs are just being dogs in the summertime, but these two "batdogs" are busy at work! You'll love Derby and Rookie.

The dog days of summer span from July 3rd to August 11th. Celebrate this cosmic event by spending lots of time outside with your favorite pup, and don't forget to stay cool!

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