Summer is a joyful season for outdoor activities and adventures with our beloved pets. However, the sweltering heat can pose significant health risks to our furry companions. As responsible pet owners, it is crucial to ensure their safety and comfort during these hot months. In this blog, we will explore some essential tips to keep your pets cool during summer, with a special focus on the fantastic products offered by Petique – pet strollers, pet carriers, and dog treat toys.
- Hydration is Key:
Just like us, pets can get dehydrated quickly in the scorching heat. Always keep fresh water available for your pet, especially when you're out and about. Petique's Portabowl Water and Food Bowl is the paw-fect addition to your pets adventure pack. It features a compact design that contains 2 collapsible and detachable bowls. Each bowl holds up to 26 ounces and is adjustable depending on your pets height, and it can attach to your backpack or pet stroller with a secure latch, ensuring they stay hydrated during your summer adventures.
- Choose the Right Time for Walks:
During summer, the pavement and asphalt can become scorching hot, causing discomfort and potential burns to your pet's paws. Schedule your walks during the cooler parts of the day, such as early mornings or evenings. If you have to run errands during the day and want to bring your fur baby along, consider investing in a pet stroller. Petique's Pet Strollers are designed to provide the most comfort and safety for pets of all sizes. There are tons of models to choose from, depending on your lifestyle. Pet strollers help prevent paw burns and the built-in canopy keeps your pet protected from the harsh sun.
- Create a Cool Environment:
Whether you're at home or on the go, it's essential to provide a cool and shaded environment for your pet. Petique's pet carriers are not only well-ventilated but also equipped with tons of privacy, making them a perfect choice for summer excursions. At home, set up a cool spot with a fan or air conditioning, and consider using cooling mats to help regulate your pet's body temperature.
- Never Leave Pets in Hot Cars:
This point cannot be emphasized enough – never leave your pet in a parked car during the summer months. Even with the windows cracked, the temperature inside a car can rise to dangerous levels within minutes, leading to heatstroke and potentially fatal consequences. Use Petique's pet car seats, such as the 5-in-1 Pet Carrier when taking your pet on car rides. Distraction is the leading cause of car accidents and pet car seats help prevent your pet from roaming around the car and potentially jumping into your lap. You can enjoy your car rides with your furry friend knowing they are secured and comfortable.
- Frozen Dog Treat Toys:
Treat your canine companions with frozen dog treat toys, a perfect way to beat the summer heat. Fill Petique's durable and interactive Paw Me! Treat Ball Dispenser with frozen goodies like peanut butter or yogurt to keep your pet entertained while staying cool and refreshed. Treat toys allow dogs to use their canine instincts to get their favorite treats, improving their nose work and helping release anxiety. Just 20 minutes of using a treat toy is equivalent to an hour walk, meaning your fur baby is still getting mental stimulation, even if they are not able to play outside like they normally would.
As the temperature rises, it's essential to be proactive in keeping our pets cool and safe during summer. With Petique's pet strollers, pet carriers, and dog treat toys, we have a range of products that cater to the well-being of our furry friends. From providing a comfortable and shaded environment to offering cool treats and protecting paws, these tips and products will ensure your pet enjoys a refreshing and safe summer season. Remember, a happy and cool pet is a healthy pet!
About Petique, Inc.
Located in Ontario, California, Petique, Inc. is a women-owned business specializing in non-toxic pet supplies and consumables that help your dogs, cats, and small animals live longer and healthier lives. As pet owners, we share a passion for creating a safe, healthy, and fun environment for your furry family members. We strive to create high-quality pet products that conserve ecological resources whenever possible while avoiding the depletion of natural resources. With more than 30 years of experience in manufacturing, product development, and design, we take pride in creating eco-friendly and non-toxic items, reliable travel gear, and innovative products. Contact us today, visit our website, or call (909) 673–0998.