With the record setting temperatures this summer you’re probably thinking of ways to keep your Pom cool. You might think that giving your pom a short haircut or shaving him is one way to cool him off, but you’d be very wrong!
In this article Yogi explains how poms cool themselves and why giving them an extreme hair cut can actually cause them to overheat more easily.
Poms Don’t Sweat, but Cool in Other Ways
We start with a quick science lesson on how poms cool themselves.
I’m going to go for a little controversy in this post so I’d love to hear your thoughts.
One of my favorite shows during summer vacation as a kid was The Price is Right, hosted by the inimitable Bob Barker (sorry Drew Carey–you’re ok but no Bob Barker!). Bob would end every show with the line,
“Bob Barker reminding you–help control the pet population. Have your pet spayed or neutered!”