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Pawsitively Cool: A Dog's Guide to Surviving Florida's Sizzling Summer!

Hey there, Florida doggo lovers!

You feel it, right? That unmistakable Florida summer sizzle! Our fur babies do too, and today we're chatting about how to make their summer as cool as a pup's pool party. So, let's fetch those tips!

That Hot, Hot Heat

Phew! It's hotter than a hound in a hot dog suit. Don't forget to leave out plenty of water to keep your pooch hydrated. And remember, sunrises and sunsets are a dog walker's best friend - they're the coolest parts of our summer days.

Corgi dog laying down in near their owner in a sunny Florida day.
Phew its Hot, Hot, Hot!

Don't Forget the Sunscreen!

Yep, you read it right. Sunscreen isn't just for human beach bodies. Dogs can get a nasty sunburn too. Grab a pet-friendly sunscreen for your fur baby's ears, nose, and belly - basically anywhere their fur is thin. You might even score a cooling vest or mat to help your pup chill out.

Keep Those Paws Cool

Hot sand and asphalt are like walking on coals. Grab some doggie booties or stick to grass and shade for those daily walkies. Your pup's paws will thank you!

Splish Splash Safety

Lots of Florida pooches love a good swim, but not all of them are expert doggie paddlers. Keep an eye on your dog around pools, lakes, and beaches. Consider a cute and practical dog life jacket for extra safety.

Critters Be Lurking

Summer brings all kinds of critters out to play. Watch out for sneaky snakes, gators, and bugs. Keep your yard spick and span, and remember to check your fur kiddo for ticks.

Adorable small mutt dog wearing a lifejacket on a boat in Florida.
Float time!

The Sound of Thunder

Summer storms and their booms can really ruffle our dogs' fur. If your dog gets scared, be ready with comforting cuddles, anxiety wraps, or some calming tunes.

There you have it, folks! A quick handy guide to help your fur babies have a chill and safe Florida summer. So slap on the sunscreen, and get ready for a tail-wagging good time!

Stay cool, and keep those tails wagging, Florida!

Ameilia the FDB mascot
Have a pawsome adventure! - Amelia



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