Pootons have thick, wavy coats that catch the eye. While these coats are part of what makes Pootons so adorable, they can also be burdensome during the summer months. It’s hot enough outside, but especially so when you have a thick, fur coat around you. As such, you should take extra precautions with your Pooton puppy this summer.
Exercise early in the morning or late in the evening
The middle of the day is the hottest. As a result, it’s much easier for your Pooton to overheat or burn their paws on the hot sidewalk. We recommend avoiding a walk during the afternoon or late afternoon unless it’s under 80 degrees Fahrenheit. Either take your Pooton walking in the morning or in the evening.
Place cool water around multiple areas of your home
Your Pooton needs to stay hydrated if they’re to beat the heat, and that single bowl of room temperature water won’t be enough. Place water bowls around multiple areas of your home, including the downstairs, upstairs, and backyard. You should also add ice cubes to their water bowls to keep the water cold.
Groom them regularly
Pootons have thick coats. While we don’t recommend shaving it off, you can ease the burden by getting them groomed and trimming their coat regularly. Additionally, summer is prime time for fleas, so a little extra grooming will go a long way.
Have at least one cool room in your home
If you have air conditioning, then you can keep your home cool enough for you and your pup. Unfortunately, not all of us are so lucky. If you don’t have air conditioning, then try to have at least one room in your home that is cool. That way your pup can head in there anytime they get too hot. Open windows, turn on fans, or install a window air conditioner to keep their room as cool as possible.
Are you looking to adopt an adorable Pooton puppy this summer? Then stop by Family Puppies to see our available Pootons today!