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Features May 2018 Issue

Keeping Your Pet Cool Through the Dog Days of Summer

A cooling vest like this one from Ruffwear makes runs in the sun much more comfortable.

Keeping Your Pet Cool Through the Dog Days of Summer

Top 5 to put on your bucket list or, in some cases, in your beach pail.

Dogs might not sport flip flops to get from the hot sand to the ocean waves or to get across the blacktop of a steaming parking lot. But there is summer footwear for their tender soles as well as our own. There are also a number of other items meant to keep dogs safe and comfortable in the summer sun, many of them mimicking products we use to protect ourselves. Here are five of the most important ones.

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