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How can we take care of a Samoyed in hot summer?

The summer heat is too much for everyone, and it’s even harder for Samoyed, who is covered in fur. How are they going to get through the long summer, whether it’s a housebound dog or a cat, or a dog that has to go out a few times a day, the chance of chronic heat stroke is still higher in older dogs and cats, or dogs and cats with heart and lung problems. If you have several dogs and cats at the same time, the tolerance of temperature difference, individual differences are very large, heat stroke will occur in succession, not several dogs, cats at the same time, unless the environment temperature suddenly several degrees higher. Samoyed’s owners must not forget that human skin is full of sweat pores that can sweat to regulate body heat, but dogs have almost no sweat glands and are much more prone to heart disorders or heat exhaustion in the summer than humans, take the dog out in summer, must take precautions against dog heatstroke.


Keep the room temperature cool:

In general, it is best to leave the air conditioning on during the day and exhaust fans must be turned on to help air flow so that the surface of the Samoyed dog remains dry. And because the weather is hot, go out to walk the dog time also try to arrange in the morning and evening.

Don’t bathe your dog too often:

When the weather is hot, people like to take a shower to get rid of the smell of sweat. We may also think that dogs need a bath, so many dog owners give their puppies a bath all day. In fact, it’s not the right thing to do. Most dogs don’t have sweat glands and don’t sweat, and the little bit of fat on their body surface is valuable. If you shower all day, you’ll wash it off, which is not good for your pets’ health. With less oil on their bodies, dogs will be vulnerable to bacteria. Therefore, even in the summer, it is not necessary to shower your pet too often, 7 to 15 days can be washed once. And dry them off after a bath. If the dog goes out to come back, can use a wet towel to help it wipe its feet, wipe the body with a dry towel, very clean. Although not always bathing, but summer care is still necessary, the best way is often to brush it. Often comb hair, and to comb through, hair is very cool, not knot, not easy to breed bacteria. If always afraid of trouble, summer to the dog to cut off long hair, one can not show the characteristics of the puppy, the other is easy to make the puppy long sores.

Brush samoyed’s teeth and wash its face:

While Samoyed doesn’t need to bathe regularly, brushing his teeth and face is a necessity, as is washing his pets’ ears and eyes in the summer. When you wash your ears, you can drop a few drops of special pet ear water at the base of your dog’s ears. Gently Rub your ears with your hands. Eyes are also cleaned with eye drops or distilled water. Small Dogs with short noses, such as Pekingese, often need to wash their eyes because the hair on their face is easily inverted into their eyes. Small pets generally do not like to brush their teeth, but the owner or to help it pay attention to oral hygiene, you can go to bed at night, with gauze to help pets wipe their teeth, in order to prevent tooth calculus.

Prevention of lice:

If you need to take your pet out, do a bit of pest and Louse Prevention in advance. This can be done by removing the hair from the middle of the neck, between the head and back of the pet, and exposing the skin. In this area, drop a few insect-repellent drops, which can penetrate the skin, so pets aren’t afraid to get bitten by bugs. There are many brands of potions, such as the imported brand Florian, one drop at a time can be protected for a month, you can consult the pet shop to buy. Why the neck? Because the dog will often lick their own body if dripping on other parts of the body, the dog licks the potion, the body will bring poison, and the neck is where they can not lick.


Points to note:

1. Dogs do not have sweat glands, too often bathing, may wash off the hair grease, easy to cause bacterial invasion. Brush your dog’s hair frequently to keep it dry and well ventilated.

2. Pets in the air-conditioned room, you can avoid heat stroke, but pay attention to ventilation. Pets who spend too much time in an air-conditioned environment can also get sick from air-conditioning. In particular, the pet has been out in the sun for a long time to bring back to the air-conditioned home, the small pet easy to get sick.

3. Dogs Drool in the summer. This is their way of cooling off, especially after exercise. It is a natural phenomenon and there is no need to change it.

4. In summer, we can clean the undercoat and undercoat of the pet in time to help dissipate the heat, but when we cut the hair, don’t cut it too short, because proper hair can block ultraviolet rays. The personage inside course of study reminds summer shearing should stay 2 to 3 centimeters, hair is cut too short instead bad. Summer shearing can not be too short, summer long-haired dog easily dry heat, hair can let it cool. However, the Samoyed puppy should not be completely shaved but should leave 2 to 3 cm. If all shave, the puppy will feel uncomfortable and often scratch, causing a variety of skin diseases.