Summer heat and pet dehydration

Pet Dehydration

Summer time gets pretty hot and humid down here in South Florida, so it is extremely important that your four legged pooch gets plenty of water. Here is a great Q&A from the ASPCA on the topic of pet dehydration.

What Is Pet Dehydration?

Dehydration is a lack of water in the body, and can cause serious complications for pets and people alike. Water is essential to all living beings, including dogs, who depend on proper daily fluid intake to maintain appropriate health. It makes up 80 percent of your dog’s body, and dissolves natural and unnatural substances as well as serves as the root of all his biological processes, including circulation, digestion and waste removal.

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