Keep Your Pets Cool This Summer

During Charleston summers, it’s not only important to keep yourself cool, but you must also consider your pets, particularly when they spend a lot of time outside. Here are four tips for keeping your pets healthy and cool this summer.

Touch the pavement. If you can’t keep your hand on the sidewalk for five seconds, it’s too hot for your pets’ paws.

Keep them hydrated. If your dog or cat plays outside frequently, make sure they have access to clean, fresh water for drinking. A kiddy pool full of water for playtime can keep them from becoming overheated, too.

Consider a cooling pad. Purchasing a cooling pad for pets outside can give them a safe haven when the sun is out.

Bring them inside. Your home is (ideally) air conditioned to perfection. On very warm days, invite your pets inside to stay cool, even if they are normally outdoor pets.

Need to make sure your home is cool this summer for both you and your four-legged friends? Call the expert HVAC team at LimRic Plumbing, Heating & Air at (843) 620-6810 today for a routine maintenance appointment before the summer heat sets in.