Your Pet's Heat Survival Guide

The summer heat is on! Here are our tips and tricks to help you and your dog survive rising temperatures. 

Dog days of Summer is here!

Heat Stroke

Paw Pad Burns

Dehydration

Injuries

High-Moisture Diets

Indoor Fun

Dog-Friendly Swimming Spots in Austin

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Swimming Spots in Austin

Dog-Friendly Swimming Spots in Austin

I don't know about your pups, but my retriever wants to swim all day, every day because it's too hot for other physical activities. We heard his (and the other active pups) outcry and put together this list.

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Pet Heat Stroke

While it’s easy for humans to express when we’re too tired, hot or thirsty from the heat, how do we know when it's too much for our pets?

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Pet Heat Stroke
Paw Pad Burns

Paw Pad Burns

You know the feeling: frantically tip-toeing from your lounge chair to the edge of the pool so the bottom of your feet doesn’t burn on the hot pavement. But, did you know our pets also have tender toes?

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Our Summer Essentials

Bones and Co. Raw Beef Marrow Bones Dog Treats, 2-inch
Bones and Co. Raw Beef Marrow Bones Dog Treats, 2-inch

Bones and Co. Raw Beef Marrow Bones Dog Treats, 2-inch

$15.99
Ruffwear Quencher Melt Water Teal Dog Travel Bowl
Ruffwear Quencher Melt Water Teal Dog Travel Bowl

Ruffwear Quencher Melt Water Teal Dog Travel Bowl

$14.99
Ruffwear Quencher Pumpkin Orange Dog Travel Bowl
Ruffwear Quencher Pumpkin Orange Dog Travel Bowl

Ruffwear Quencher Pumpkin Orange Dog Travel Bowl

$14.99
Ruffwear Bivy Dog Travel Bowl
Ruffwear Bivy Dog Travel Bowl

Ruffwear Bivy Dog Travel Bowl

$25.99
Pet Dehydration

Dehydration

Every dog parent expects her pet’s drooly panting on a hot day, and every cat parent knows her feline can be finicky about drinking water. How can we know when our pets are approaching dehydration in the summer heat?

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Summer-Related Pet Injuries

As you and your pet venture out for a hike in the greenbelt, jog to the dog park, or even relax in your own back yard, be aware and equipped for any possible pet injuries from the summer heat.

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Summer-Related Pet Injuries

Shop the Summer look

RC Pets Zephyr Cooling Vest - Toucan
Ruffwear Trail Runner Dog Travel Bowl
Outward Hound Dawson Life Jacket

High-Moisture Diets

Proper hydration is critical to our pets' health. Here's why, and how to sneak more moisture into your pet's daily diet.

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High-Moisture Diets
Indoor Activities for Pets

Indoor Activities for Pets

When triple digit heat makes it too hot to play outside, employ these indoor play ideas to beat the summer heat.

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Homemade Dog Popsicles

A human favorite with a twist - this summer treat is made with your pup in mind! Looking to make a cold, yet healthy treat for your dog during this HOT week?

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Pet-Friendly Popsicle

Make this dog-friendly recipe!

Dog Popsicles

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