It's getting hot out there and Outside Magazine has some tips to keep your K9 cool this summer. Coming in at Tip #2, they have featured our Collapsible Travel Food and Water Dog Bowl.
THURSDAY, JUNE 19, 2014
5 Hot-Weather Essentials for Your Dog
Keep your four-legged adventure companion cool in the heat this summer.
Dogs (especially older ones) can become dangerously overheated even in temperatures just warmer than 70 degrees. Heavy panting, excessive drooling, or an inability to walk straight are all warning signs that your pup might be too hot.
There are emergency measures you can take if this happens. Wet a towel or bandana with warm water and place it on the dog’s belly or drape it over his shoulders, advises emergency vet Dr. Heather Loenser. “Get him to stand in a stream and pat water onto his belly. Fan your dog—he needs evaporation to help him shed heat.”
But the best way to help your dog this summer is to make sure he doesn't overheat in the first place. That’s where annual physicals, exercise, and these five products come into play.
Dublin Dog Nomad Collapsible Travel Bowl ($25)
Unzip the Frisbee-like Nomad and two waterproof bowls pop out. Made from 1,000-denier Cordura, the bowls hold 1.1 liters of water. An S-hook lets you clip the Nomad on the outside of your pack for easy access.
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