How to Cool a Dog Down in Hot Weather?

7. Wet paws of a dog when he is hot!

Wetting the paws of a dog and especially his/her pads, is more efficient than wetting the back or head.

The freshness that is coming from the bottom has more effect!


Wet paws of a dog when he is hot!

8. Does a dog go in the shade by himself/herself?

If a dog is too hot and has the opportunity to cool off in the shade, he/she will go by himself/herself. However, many dogs love to lay down in the sun and can be exposed for too long.

Does a dog go in the shade by himself/herself?

9. Is it possible that his/her behavior changes because of the heat?

A dog that is too hot could have some difficulty to concentrate especially if it’s over 30° C in the shade. He can also walk slower or having less desire to play compared to the usual, sleep more and even having some difficulties in listening to your orders.

Is it possible that his/her behavior changes because of the heat?