Tips for Walking Your Dog Safely in the Heat
Before venturing out on a hot day with your dog, consider the heat of the ground. You can touch the ground with your hand and observe your dog’s body language to get a sense of how uncomfortable the ground is. PetSmart has compiled a list of ways to recognize pain in a dog associated with hot grounds, first aid for burned paws, and ways to protect your dog’s paws.
See the list here.
Learn about the functionality of dog paws and how to keep them healthy here.