Pets are man’s next best friend. Therefore, protecting them from anything that could harm them, is paramount. As the sunny season comes in, it important that you are prepared to ensure that your pets stay safe from the summer heat. Below is guide from Goettl Air Conditioning, on how to protect your pets from the summer sun;
I know you will still need to exercise your pet, regardless of the season. However, I would advise that you consider doing so in the early mornings and late evenings. At these times, the temperatures are much lower than in the middle of the day. Also, Goettl says it is important that you keep them off surfaces that absorb heat too quickly, such as, asphalt and concrete. And, whenever you step into the sun, be sure to apply sunscreen on your pet to avoid sun burns.
Grooming your pet is crucial. Even more, now that the days are overheated. Ensuring that your pet has its fur cut right will prevent the over- accumulation of heat in the body. However, consult with your vet first to ensure you get it right. Remember, that the same coat is what prevents your pets from sun burns. Also, ensuring that your pet baths everyday will help improve its circulation. Therefore, it will prevent overheating.
Keeping your pets well hydrated is key. Always make sure that your pet get cool water to cool them off. Also, if you take your pets out, ensure that they are walking or resting under a shade.
If seating in your car proves to be too hot for you, then it certainly is also hot for your pets. More so, to leave them in an overheated vehicle is pure tragedy. Therefore, if stepping out of your car, do not lock your pet in your car, with windows closed. But this doesn’t mean that you should let them ride in the back alone if they are not properly tied.
Goettl Air Conditioning was founded over seven decades ago, by Gust and Adam Goettl. The company was however acquired by Ken Goodrich. It is one of the leading heating, cooling and indoor air service company.
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