How to Keep Your Dog Cool 2021

Photo: getty/Getty Images

As summer gets into full swing (and record heat waves sweep through the nation), finding ways to keep yourself and your family cool is a top priority. Of course, that includes our beloved dogs, who may need a little extra help beating the heat this time of year. Because dogs don’t sweat, they “can be very sensitive to high temperatures and high humidity,” explains Pure Paws Veterinary Care owner Dr. Stephanie Liff, especially for more at-risk groups like short-nosed breeds, obese pets, elderly dogs, and puppies. “When dogs become overheated, they are at risk for heatstroke, which can result in vomiting, diarrhea, difficulty breathing, and, in severe cases, clotting disorders, seizures, and even death,” adds veterinarian Dr. Tory Waxman,

Read more