Swimming Dogs - Top Tips

Swimming Dogs - Top Tips

If you take your dog to the beach, consider these tips.

Salt water is just as bad for dogs as it is for us, so don’tlet them drink or swallow too much and bring water with you.

Be wary of tides.

Try resting your dog every ten minutes so they don’t exhaustthemselves.

Wash the salt and sand off your dog so it doesn’t dry outand irritate their skin.

If you take your dog to a river beware of hidden currents.Ensure that the river is clean because algae can be toxic to dogs. Contact yourvet if you think your dog has swam in contaminated water.

Dogs can drown in the sea and rivers if you aren’t careful.However, you shouldn’t put yourself in a dangerous situation in the attempt torescue them. Many dog owners drown this way every year!