4 Summer Safety Tips for Your Dog (and How Daycare Supports Them)

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The sun is shining, the weather is warm and inviting, and dogs are just itching (in the best of ways) to get outside and play. Of course, the glaring rays and soaring temperatures can pose certain dangers to us and our pets. For that reason, it’s crucial to keep in mind the following summer safety tips for your dog. Your pet resort partner will absolutely be doing the same.

  1. Never leave your dog unattended outdoors: Summer temperatures are nothing to mess with. Just like us, our dogs are susceptible to extreme heat. But unlike us – they do not sweat. Instead, they shed heat through the pads of their feet and by panting. That being said, dogs love and crave outdoor activity, no matter the season. The best dog daycare programs provide plenty of opportunities for play and exercise, both in outdoor and indoor play areas that are fully supervised by skilled and compassionate staff. Better yet, indoor play areas are temperature controlled, ensuring your pup can run and jump and socialize under a cool breeze.
  2. Ensure ample shade. Sure, some pups love to lay out in the sun, but since they don’t need to work on their tan – it’s good to have a nice place to seek shade and escape the intense rays of the sun. Luxury doggie daycares like Paws & Play Pet Resort are equipped with canopy tents that offer a respite in between playtimes to keep hot dogs cool and comfortable.
  3. Provide fresh water around the clock. Dehydration is also a huge concern for our four-footed friends and can lead to loss of appetite, lethargy, and ultimately kidney and organ failure. You must make certain your dog has continuous access to cool, fresh water at home. Your doggie daycare provider is sure to do the same.
  4. Offer plenty of options to cool off: Nothing says summer like a trip to the water park. The best pet resorts replicate this experience for our canine pals. At Paws and Play Pet Resort, for example, guests love splashing around in our doggie pools, running through our sprinklers, and drinking from water hoses.

Paws and Play Pet Resort & Training Center adheres to all summer safety tips for your dog. We offer safe, secure, and supervised daycare for your pet. Our state-of-the-art facility is outfitted with state-of-the-art air handling systems, fresh air filtration, and temperature control, while our spacious play areas are a big hit with our guests. Summer fun is just getting started. Schedule your stay today.