Prevent French Bulldog Overheating

Prevent French Bulldog Overheating

To keep prevent french bulldog from overheating during the summer months, always provide lots of cool, fresh water to your frenchie. We like to give our french bulldogs ice cubes and they love them. We give them ice cubes even when they’re inside. Outside, we have an arsenal of tools to keep our french bulldogs happy and cool.

How to Prevent French Bulldog Overheating?

  • Get a kiddie pool for your french bulldog
  • Teach your french bulldog how to swim
  • Get your french bulldog a life jacket for swimming
  • Get your french bulldog a cooling gel mat to lay on
  • Wrap a bandana soaked with ice-cold water around your french bulldog’s neck
  • Limit outside play time to 20-30 minute intervals, with breaks inside with the air conditioner or a large box fan running
  • Your frenchie will naturally seek cold flooring to lay on, like tile or vinyl. Make sure they have access to non-carpeted areas.
  • Mist your french bulldog with a squirt bottle on their belly. Make sure the spray is misty and not a solid jolt of water, or else your french bulldog may think they’re being punished.
  • Provide lots and lots of cold, fresh drinking water.
  • Give your frenchie ice cubes to suckle and gnaw on.
  • Never leave your french bulldog outside on a hot day.
  • Never leave your french bulldog in a car unattended.
  • Get your dog a fun water sprinkler toy:

Other Tips to Keep Your French Bulldog Safe During the Summer Weather

  • Don’t use chemicals to treat your yard. Just mow the grass and keep it clean.
  • Store dangerous chemicals, yard tools, and other hazardous materials in a place your french bulldog cannot reach.
  • Comb through your yard and pluck any poisonous plants such as “Poke weed”.
  • Pluck all mushrooms growing in your yard, no matter if they’re poisonous or not. Mushrooms can be deadly to dogs.
  • Don’t use pesticides in your garden or anywhere near areas where your french bulldog plays.
  • Monitor your french bulldog while they’re outside playing.
  • Monitor everything your french bulldog chews on. Provide toys to chew on instead of sticks and limbs.

Huskerland Bulldogs

My name is Susie McManigal. I am very blessed to be able to raise AKC Registered English & French Bulldogs. I have been breeding Bulldog Puppies for 15 years, and can honestly say that I have loved every minute of it. My dogs are not just a job, they are my life. I love each and every one of them dearly!

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