It is important to introduce your dog to the pool slowly and gradually. Start by letting your dog sniff the water and then gradually introduce them to the shallow end of the pool.
Always supervise your dog when they are around a pool. Even if your dog is a good swimmer, they can still get into trouble.
Teach your dog a "come" command so that you can call them out of the pool if they start to get in trouble.
Do not let your dog swim in the deep end of the pool. If your dog is not a strong swimmer, they could drown.
On hot days, keep your dog cool by providing them with plenty of shade and water. You can also wet their fur with a cool towel.
Take your dog to the vet for regular checkups so that they can check for any health problems that could make them more susceptible to heatstroke.
Heatstroke is a serious condition that can be fatal to dogs. Know the signs of heatstroke and take your dog to the vet immediately if they are showing any of these signs.