Pet Dish TV – Summer safety & how to make a 'pupsicle'

on this week's episode of pet Dish TV how to make some cool treats and help your pets beat the heat hey everyone I'm Zach and this is pet dish TV for many of us summer celebrations involve travel barbecues and fireworks although it can be fun for us it can be a stressful time for our pets but it doesn't have to be there's a few simple things you can do to make sure your pet is safe and comfortable all summer long summer is a big concern in Minnesota especially for our dogs but they can't tell us when they're getting really hot anything above 65 70 degrees is anyway too hot so let's leave the dog at home if you're gonna need to be stopping anywhere or keep somebody in the car so you can have it running with the air conditioning love your dog you want to take them on a walk that's a great idea but if you can't hold your hand on the pavement that means your dog's paws will get burned on the pavement so if you need to go on a walk try and do it in the earlier mornings or the evenings when it's cooler when the Sun isn't on that pavement I'm trying to avoid blacktop which gets really hot or make sure you walk them in the grass we do a lot of grill outs people like to celebrate holidays and you've gotta watch your dogs around that delicious smelling food dogs can get really sick if they eat food that's too high in fat or too high in sugar from us they also a lot of foods at our picnics are toxic to dogs things like onions garlic grapes cooked bones can also cause a lot of problems so don't give your dog or chicken bones after your grill out so if you want to bring your dog to a cookout and they'll enjoy that experience with them I would bring something special for your dog as well so they can be enjoying a yummy treat while you're enjoying your cookout food and then leave your dog at home for fireworks I know a lot of people want to take their puppy with them everywhere they go and fireworks is a fun family time but that can really scare your dog and you can create noise phobia that translates to storms and other things so leave them at home put some noise canceling things on like a loud fan the radio etc from early morning walks to cool homemade popsicles there are plenty of ways to enjoy the summer with your pet and if you're looking to add a new furry friend to your family summer can also be a great time to adopt you find out who's waiting for a new home today check out our website at animal humane society or and for more animal related stories be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel and follow us on Facebook Instagram and Twitter thanks for joining us for this episode of pet fish TV we'll see you next time you

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