All dogs could benefit from a little extra TLC in the summertime. Just imagine suffering through the heat with a fur coat!
Thankfully, there are loads of products available to keep dogs cool during the dog days of summer. From cooling collars to paddling pools, here are the best cooling products for dogs around.
This lightweight, portable mat has “pressure activated gel technology” that cools your dog on contact for up to four hours. Just place it on the floor or your dog’s favourite spot on the couch, and they’ll be cooling off in no time. It comes in sizes small to extra-large to suit any dog. Check out this post for more suggestions for cooling dog beds.
Simply dip this lightweight fabric collar in cold water and wait for your dog to cool down. The unique material helps the collar retain moisture for hours, cooling your dog from the outside. It’s comfortable, safe, and inexpensive—the perfect addition to your beat-the-heat summer plans.
Looking for a stylish, visible accessory to keep your dog cool this summer? Ruffwear’s Jet Stream Cooling Vest uses shade and an evaporative cooling system to keep your dog cool on hot days. Simply wet it with water and wring it out. The outer layer reflects heat and facilitates evaporation, the middle layer absorbs and stores water, and the inner layer transfers the cooling effect to your dog. It even provides UPF 50+ protection.
This big, durable, portable pool is perfect for all kinds of dogs. No inflating necessary—just open up the paneled sides and fill the pool with water for a cooling doggy splash zone. Learn about more of the best doggy pools here (will add link to UK post when published).
Does your dog love running through the sprinklers? Let them control their own water play with this easy-to-install, no-leak outdoor dog fountain. Your dog steps on the paw pad to release a smooth stream of water to drinking or just soak their head in on a hot summer day.
Keep your dog’s drinking water cool with this unique chilled water bowl. It’s made from double-walled stainless steel with a non-toxic gel core that keeps your dog’s water cool for hours. Simply place the bowl in the freezer for a few hours, then fill with water for safe, cooling hydration.
This portable, high-performance fan clips to your dog’s crate to give them a cool breeze. It works with two “D” batteries and is designed to be ultra quiet. Perfect for all-day cooling while you pop out, or use it in the car to help the A/C reach your pup.
Featured image: K-9 Chill Dog Cooling Collar