Heat will kill your dog. If it’s been hot, please use common sense and good judgment when you take your dog out in the heat. Greyhounds, because of their lack of fat and hair, don’t have the insulation other dogs have to the heat. They need to be in a controlled temperature environment of 68 – 72 degrees. The following are some guidelines.
Water, water, water.
Just a reminder pavement can be scorching hot for our dogs. How hot is too hot for a dog's sensitive paw pads? Temperature at 85 degrees or over without the chance for the pavement to cool down, may make the ground too hot for safely walking a dog.