I just wanted to touch upon the  importance of keeping your pet friends hydrated.  It is going to be another hot weekend and our pets need water to stay hydrated.  While humans have many different liquids to drink and can help themselves, our pets depend on us to make sure they have water. Keep water outside for them at all times if your pets are in the yard and don’t have access to water from in home. If you are taking them for long walks make sure to bring water with you for just not them but for yourself.

A few tips on finding out if your furry friends are dehydrated would be:

  1. Pick up their fur in a tent  like form, let it go does it drops quickly or does the tent stand still. If it stands still they are dehydrated. If it drops the they are hydrated.
  2. Look at their gums are they pink and wet? Then their good and hydrated, but if their pink and gummy or dry they need water now… Just a few little things to look at as we are in the hot summer months and we want to keep our furry friends cool and happy in doors and out.

If any one has any good tips for our furry friends in the summer please leave comments…