There are lots of summer safety tips that you can put into place for your pet. Arlington, Texas gets very hot throughout the year and even hotter in the summer. If you take advantage of some of these tips, your pet is likely going to be healthier and happier when it gets hotter outside.
Some of the top tips you will want to incorporate into your pet’s routine include:
- Access to plenty of water
- Know the signs for overheating
- Provide paw protection
- Invest in a like best for your pet if you go boating
- Visit the vet for preventative medication against heartworm and fleas and ticks
- Never leave your pet inside of a parked vehicle
The water is particularly important because you want to make sure that they have plenty to drink throughout the day. If you place the dish somewhere near the sun, remember that it can evaporate. You also want to make sure that there are multiple bowls so that one is knocked over, they are not without water the rest of the day until you get home.
Paw protection is also important because of hot concrete. Even if you walk your pets in the evening after the sun is down, the concrete holds a significant amount of the heat. There are various products that you can buy for paws, including adhesive paw pads as well as booties.
There are plenty of other things you can do for your pets as well. Be smart about how you are going to keep them safe. This includes being smart about when you take them outside. If you see them panting too much, take action.
Call us at Strack Insurance Services today. We’re committed to helping you find a homeowner’s insurance policy in Arlington and can answer questions you have about coverage and quotes.