Making sure they have access to clean water throughout the day
Walking your dog at cooler times of the day (morning and night)
Keeping an eye on them for symptoms of dehydration or heat stroke. These include heavy panting and loss of energy
Never leaving your dog in a car, even with the windows open
Making 'ice lollies' for your pup by freezing their favourite food mixed through water
Swimming or wetting them to cool down
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