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Dog paddling pools are trending during the heatwave - this one has over 1000 positive reviews

Avoid a hot dog this summer with these pet paddling pools

Georgia Brown

The heatwave has officially hit and with temperatures set to soar over the next coming weeks, summer has finally landed in the UK.

Although this might mean bliss for you and your upcoming garden parties, al fresco meals and summer evening soirées, your dog might not be too pleased about the scorching weather.

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Heatstroke in dogs is actually pretty common -  with the RSPCA once receiving just 330 calls in three months on the issue of people leaving dogs in hot cars. Protect your pooch from heatstroke with a cooling paddling pool so they can escape the heat and cool their paws when they start to feel like a hot dog.

This Foldable Pet Paddling pool available on Amazon for less than £60 boasts over 1000 five-star-reviews. Versatile and durable, this pet-friendly pool comes in a variety of sizes to accommodate different breeds, is complete with a scratch-free surface.

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Yaheetech Foldable Pet Pool, £52.99, Amazon

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It even comes with a complimentary soft-bristle brush to truly pamper your pooch and four extra PVC covers in case of accidental damage. Portable and affordable? Sign us up.

"Product has just arrived this afternoon and it’s 24 degrees outside! My 10 month labrador loves it", wrote one happy customer, whilst another wrote: "Easy to setup, you just unfold it and fill it with water and it's very sturdy so will stay up even with the most excitable of dogs."

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Allowing your dog to cool off in a paddling pool is not only refreshing for their hot paws and irritated skin, but also provides the ultimate play pen for your excitable four-legged friend.

One customer even revealed: "Overall I'm very happy with this pool and the dogs love it and will be having many doggy pool parties over the summer." Doggy pool parties? We're sold.

Best dog paddling pools to keep your pet cool this summer

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Puppy Paddling Pool, from £34.99, Amazon

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Cheap and cheerful, this pooch pool is foldable too, and can easily be stored away for next year.

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GoStock Dog Pool, £29.99, Amazon

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This cold and UV resistant dog pool also comes with a complimentary wet brush, so your furry friend can enjoy a soothing massage - the perfect way to cool off on a summery day.

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Red Dog Paddling Pool, £29.69, Amazon

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This foldable swimming pool has many uses including a dog pool, dog bath tub, outdoor water pond, fish pond, baby bathtub, and so on. The opportunities are endless!

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