If you’re living in the Cape Town area, you would have experienced the intense heatwave that hit the city over the last few days leaving us all feeling a bit concerned about our dogs alone at home.

  • Below are a few tips to help keep your furry best friend cool over the hot days:
  • Never leave your dog in the car
  • Keep your house cool
  • Limit the exercise
  • Check the pavement
  • Offer plenty of water and shade
  • Make cool treats
  • Keep an eye on the humidity, too
  • Take care of at-risk dogs
  • Groom your pet
  • Visit your vet
  • Watch for signs of overheating

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