Not only people are groaning under the current heat wave, pets are also suffering. The Bonn veterinarian Ansgar Waldmann explains what we can do for dogs, cats and co

Not all pets have the same needs when it is hot. Some seek the water of their own accord, while others have to be forced to drink. You should pay attention to this:

Dogs should eat less

As with all pets, the same applies to dogs: provide plenty of water to drink. On the other hand, the feed ration should be reduced, which relieves the digestion and the circulatory system. With wet food, make sure that it doesn’t stay in the bowl for too long, because it can spoil particularly quickly at high temperatures or flies lay their eggs in it.