10 tips to help your dog beat the heat this summer


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16 July 2018
Did you know? It takes a rise of just two degrees centigrade in body heat for a dog to show symptoms of heat stroke and dehydration?

You and your dog can keep your cool with these top tips from Oralade...

  1. Keep your home cool; draw curtains/blinds and keep the sun out.
  2. Invest in a fan to circulate cool air.
  3. Add ice cubes to your dog’s water bowl, and refresh this regularly.
  4. Freeze a Kong stuffed with banana for a natural cooling treat.
  5. Keep your dog indoors. Play interactive games to stop boredom setting in.
  6. Walk your dog early in the morning and later in the evening. Stay in the shade and avoid the midday sun.
  7. If you have a garden, invest in a paddling pool and play some water games.
  8. Invest in a collapsible water bowl, and always take water with you wherever you go.
  9. Apply natural sunscreen lotion to your dog’s ears and areas without much hair to protect against harmful rays.
  10. Prepare frozen ice cube treats using Oralade Hydrate+, for irresistible cooling bites.

Oralade is the maker of Hydrate+, a hypotonic drink for dogs containing essential electrolytes, glucose, and prebiotics to maintain optimum digestive function.

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