Is your dog digging holes in the backyard? It may not be mischief. If your dog is hot, he or she may dig holes to find a cooler place to lie down.
Dogs can overheat just as easily as you but can’t express discomfort in the same way. With a few simple steps, you can keep your furry friend healthy and happy in the summer heat.
• Check the pavement temperature with your hand before walks.
• Freeze yogurt or other pet treats for a cool snack.
• An inexpensive kiddie pool can help your dog cool off.
Read more at ShyWolfSanctuary.org.
– Deanna Deppen, Shy Wolf Sanctuary