If you see the mercury rising, here are some tips to keep your canine cool:Offer an ice pack or wet towel to lay on
*Add ice cubes to the water dish*Offer access to a wading pool with shallow, cool water.*Offer access to cool shade by stringing up a tarp, cloth, or use a shade screen.*Bring a collapsible water dish on your walks.*Replace a portion of their regular diet with canned food.Avoid walking on hot pavement, and consider booties to insulate their toes.*Early morning or evening playtimes, exercise, and walks are best.*Give your dog some homemade frozen treats.
*Raised temperature (101.5° is normal)*Rapid breathing and panting*Excess salivation and thickened saliva*Fatigue or depression*Muscle tremors*Staggering
*Sunken eyes*Lethargy*Dry mouth*Depression*Gently pinch a fold of skin at the top of the neck. Is it slow to snap back?