In the past, when Misha and I have gone for a walk in hot weather he has worn a cooling bandana around his neck. This device can be bought in many pet stores. The bandana is filled with polymer crystals. When the bandana is soaked in water, the crystals absorb water and the bandana expands, so it's important to buy the right size for the dog. Water slowly evaporates from the bandana, cooling the dog down.
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Great hub with lots of useful info. I am familiar with the cooling bandanas (recently bought one each for me, my son at college and my son in Afghanistan) but never thought to use it on a dog. But why not?
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Thank you very much for the visit and the comment, Simone! Cooling bandanas are a wonderful invention. You're so right, we have to be observant and aware of a dog's signals that he or she is feeling uncomfortable, since the dog can't talk to us.
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Neck Cooling Collar Dog Stay Cool Dog Bandana Pet Neck Wrap Band Cooler Buckle Adjustable Size Small 10 to 14 inch Rainbow Stripe iycbrand on Etsy, $12.99 Cool dogs down instantly with these lightweight nylon and mesh Guardian Gear® Cool Pup™ Bandanas.Why We Love It:Keep dogs air-conditioned during hot summer days with our lightweight nylon and mesh Guardian Gear® Cool Pup™ Bandanas. These innovative dog bandanas are made of lightweight SPF fabric and include gel packs to help cool pets. Made of Polyester mesh fabric, nylon, and cooling gel packs. Wipe clean with damp cloth. Line dry.
Sizing Information:Small 8" -11"
Medium 11" - 13"
Large 13" - 15" are a simple but effective way to aid in cooling relief to dogs (people, too!) without spending alot or having to outfit your dog in a cooling coat. Dog Cooling Collars Cooling Bandanas may also be used in conjunction with a cooling coat for added aid of cooling relief but you will find the Cooling Collar Cooling Bandana really is enough to do the trick!Neck Cooling Collar Dog Stay Cool Dog Bandana Pet Neck Wrap Band Cooler Buckle Adjustable Size Small 10 to 14 inch Rainbow Stripe iycbrand on Etsy, $12.99