We are sure there is no living being that hates summer. For Frenchie owners, it means a lot of time outside with their loving furry friends. On the other hand, you also need to stay aware of the fact that this affectionate dog breed is on a higher tendency to suffer from overheating. That’s why we made a list of the most important summer clothes and accessories every French bulldog needs to own.
Wherever you go, you always need to have plenty of water for your Frenchie. Since dogs sweat only through their paws, you need to help your furry friend to cool off on a hot summer day.
Water helps him to regulate his body temperature and this portable travel bottle with 2 separate boxes for food and water presents the best solution when leaving the house. Hydration is one of the first things to keep in mind when owning a dog.
Another important item to have during the summer season is a French bulldog swimming jacket. As a Frenchie owner, you’re probably familiar with the fact that these guys are not good swimmers. In other words, they sink like rocks because of their short legs and compact bodies.
Their flat faces are another reason why they can’t swim. As you already know, breathing takes an important part when swimming. Since Frenchies can’t inhale enough air due to their soft palate that is usually elongated, they are not capable to float.
I highly advise you to check on following Frenchie shark swimming vest because it’s a great tool for keeping your pooch safe. It has a handle put on your dog’s back so you can easily maneuver when swimming in pool or sea.
For regulating your Frenchie’s body temperature and to prevent him from overheating, the following summer cooling vest will surely do a lot of work. Before you dress your Frenchie into this cooling vest, you should soak it into the water, squeeze it, and shake it for a few times. Your furry friend will definitely feel pleasant while wearing it because it’s made of lightweight material. The vest decreases a dog’s temperature in only a couple of minutes.
We all know these lovable and affectionate dogs need some extra layers in cold months. However, when it comes to summer, they need it too. Since French bulldogs have sensitive skin that is prone to allergies, it’s very important to protect their skin from different environmental allergens such as dust, mites, pollen, etc.
This Hawaiian Frenchie shirt is made of lightweight material that will not additionally warm your pooch. Awesome designs and bright colors are something that makes summer outfits perfect. I am sure that everyone will turn their heads for your Frenchie dressed in this shirt. Note that summer shirts are not only a fashionable detail. They also serve to protect your dog’s skin from sun rays.
Did you know that a dog’s neck is otherwise called ‘the refreshing spot’? In case you didn’t know it, humans neck also serves as the main spot for decreasing our body temperatures. That’s why we put cold bandages and sprinkle our necks with water when we are feeling tired or hot in summer.
In order to help your Frenchie in cooling off, I recommend you to take a look at the following French bulldog cooling bandana. You should soak it in cold water, squeeze it, put it in the fridge for 5 minutes and apply on your Frenchie’s neck. He will immediately start to feel relaxed and refreshed.
Is there anything better than jumping into your bed after going back from work on high summer temperatures? The situation will be even better in case you have a self-cooling bed, right? Well, although it seems not so reachable for humans, it’s actually very reachable for your French bulldog.
Luckily, the Frenchie World team has created a Self-cooling pad that is filled with a sort of gel. It works best when put out of sunlight and helps your furry friend to cool off in a few minutes.
When we talk about French bulldog shedding, it’s true that they don’t shed a lot, however, summer is the season when they release unnecessary hair. So, in order to keep their coats shiny and healthy, I advise you the regular grooming. The following brush is great both for grooming and bathing since it has a pocket to put shampoo and enjoy endless bathing.
Does this T-shirt remind you of a famous sports brand? Well, form now on, your furry friend can enjoy wearing it this summer because it’s made of breathable mesh. Mesh material helps the skin to breathe, so it will not cause any skin irritation and increase his optimal body temperature.
For the best effect, you can soak the shirt into the water and squeeze it before you put it on your Frenchie.
Choosing the right harness also presents an important part when walking a Frenchie in hot weather conditions. It might sound silly, but it’s true. A dog harness made of nylon can cause serious skin irritation when worn in warm weather. Do you feel comfortable wearing a 100% polyester shirt in summer? That’s why I recommend you to choose a soft-padded dog harness that is soft on touch but highly durable at the same time.