How to keep your pup cool in the tough summer heat
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For many families, summer means spending more time outdoors, whether it's venturing out to explore some trails or wildlife scenes, or hanging around in your backyard. Either way, these activities often involved including an important member of the family: your furry friend.
Depending on where you live, some breeds of dogs may struggle with the warmer climate meaning it's necessary to take extra precautions to keep your dog sheltered from the sun, hydrated and cool.
There are many ways to cool your dog when the sun is out, from sheltered elevated beds to dog-paddling pools or fun water fountain toys that splash water into their face when they put pressure on the plate.
Chewy has kicked off a sales event that is perfectly aligned with the new season, so you can pick up a bargain as you shop around for products to keep your pet cool in the summer heat.
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K&H Pet Products Original Pet Cot Elevated Pet Bed, Gray
$49.99, was $62.99
Elevating your dog's resting spot from the patio onto a steel frame bed allows fresh a breeze to move underneath to cool down your dog. Your pup will be able to relax much more comfortably.
K&H Pet Products Cot Canopy for Elevated Dog Bed, Gray By K&H Pet Products
$23.99, was $39.99
This elevated dog bed comes with a canopy to shelter your pup from the harsh sun, perfect for open backyards, or a dog that's reluctant to leave the family's side as you lounge on the patio.
Frisco Outdoor Dog Swimming Pool, Red By Frisco
$29.99, was $32.47
What better way to cool off your pups than by filling up a doggy paddling pool for them to splash around in? Simply unfold, plug in the drainage hole, and fill with water from your hose, and in no time your dog will be able to enjoy an afternoon in the pool.
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Drinkwell Outdoor Plastic Dog & Cat Fountain, 450-oz
$99.95, was $134.99
This outdoor plastic fountain features a free-falling stream that entices your dog or cat to drink and stay hydrated in the hot weather.
KONG H2O Stainless Steel Dog Water Bottle
$17.99, was $19.99
There are two things to remember when you walk a dog in the warmer seasons: If it's too hot to hold your hand on the pavement for more than five seconds, then it's too hot for your pup's paws; and always bring water everywhere you go. You'll notice dogs get overheated when they pant a lot as they sweat through their tongues. This portable water bottle can easily slip into your backpack and holds up to 16 ounces of liquid. It even has a bowl-like concept for your dog to drink from.
TRIXIE Natura Flat Roof Club Dog House
$109.19, was $131.99
An outdoor dog house allows your pet to decide when they need some shade, it's particularly great for larger backyards, and can be used all year round.
Hertzko Self-Cleaning Dog & Cat Slicker Brush
$15.49, was $24.99
As your pup sheds its winter coat you'll discover hairs scattered throughout your home, clinging to furniture and gathering in corners. Simply by brushing this winter coat as it sheds you'll be able to make them feel relieved and your home tidy.
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