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29 Tips to Keep Your Dog Safe and Healthy This Summer

The Family Handyman Logo By Juliana Labianca of The Family Handyman | Slide 1 of 29: To quickly test your dog's hydration, pull up the skin around his or her neck. "It should snap back down," says Nicole Ellis, pet lifestyle expert at Rover.com. "But if the dog is dehydrated, it'll go down very slowly." Try it on a temperate day at home so you have a reference point. Next, check out 53 mistakes most dog owners make.

Remember this Hydration Test

To quickly test your dog's hydration, pull up the skin around his or her neck. "It should snap back down," says Nicole Ellis, pet lifestyle expert at Rover.com. "But if the dog is dehydrated, it'll go down very slowly." Try it on a temperate day at home so you have a reference point. Next, check out 53 mistakes most dog owners make.

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