12: Extreme Weather Warning 🥵
Issue #12 - UK's first ever extreme weather warning, dogs smell like fritos, bulldogs doing funny things and scoops more.
This is yet another heatwave-themed newsletter. But for a good reason. The UK has predicted that temperatures tomorrow are going to top 40 degrees.
That's a new record for the UK!
Here's a non-exhaustive list of things to do to keep your dog safe, cool and comfortable in extreme weather which I've tried and tested with Luna:
- DO close blinds and curtains
- DO open windows and doors
- DO keep water bowls topped up with fresh cold water
- DO get dog ice lollies
- DO grab wet towels and place them on top of your dog
- DO explore fun methods of hydration like catching water from a hose pipe (check Luna doing this in the top photo)
- DO get the dog pool out
- DO ensure your dog keeps shaded when resting
- NEVER leave a dog in the car alone in warm weather
- NEVER leave a dog home alone unventilated
That's all for this week, folks.
See you next week!
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