Your summer shopping list is probably full of fans for your house, parasols for the garden, paddling pools for the fam and ice lolly kits aplenty – and don’t forget to add cooling dog products to your to-buy list too. Our beloved pooches need to stay nice and chilled throughout the warmer months, and there are plenty of products to keep your dog cool. After all, they can suffer from heat stroke too. It goes without saying, always leave fresh water out for your dog and a shady spot for them to escape the heat to, but when you want to help them stay cool and comfortable, here are some of the best summer dog essentials that your furry BFF will love.
Think of this as a portable ice jacket for your pup, perfect for sunny dog walks. The coat comes with removable ice packs and has an underlay of foam for storing cool water. It’s made from heat-releasing fabric too.
You can offer cool, fresh drinking water to your pup all day long with this dog drinking fountain. It even purifies the water for them too.
PetKit Smart Drinking Fountain, £45, Argos
Pop this mat into your dog’s favourite bed to help them keep cool throughout the day. The self-cooling pad stays around three degrees cooler than normal fabric, don’t you know.
Archie&Oscar Mat, from £9.23, Wayfair
Looks delicious doesn’t it? This dog toy is perfect for freezing, simply fill with water, freeze, and your dog has an ice lolly to chew all day long.
Fill’n’Freeze Ice Cream Dog Toy, £5, Pets At Home
You can’t beat a paddling pool on a hot summer day. This pooch pool is foldable too, and can easily be stored away for next year.