Posts Tagged“cooling”

Cooling Gear for Summer Adventures with Dogs

When you are active with your dog in the summer, it can be easy to unintentionally do the bare minimum to keep your canine buddy comfortable (i.e. always just having water available). When you do competitive sports with your dog — you quickly learn what is needed to keep him performing optimally! Miles is one of those dogs that shows…

Miles Keeps Cool

Dogs are far more prone to overheating in hot weather than humans. The primary reason? They do not sweat. Unlike humans, dogs do not have instant solutions to keep cool. Instead, they rely on their fur to slow heat absorption, and secretions (panting, drippy nose!) to keep delicate areas moisturized (which can be dehydrating). They don’t by nature have much…

Shade Shelter

Summer is coming, and lately we’ve been getting a few rare “teaser” days of warm weather here. Miles loves being outside, but overheats very easily. Since dogs are more sensitive to heat than humans, I can’t blame Miles for being careful when the temperature rises (excellent article here). I am excited to show off a cool new piece of gear…