FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DOES YOUR PET HAVE A DRINKING PROBLEM?
December is Pet Hydration Awareness Month. And this
year PetSafe® Brand Australia is asking does your pet have a drinking problem?
A recent survey conducted by the pet product expert
found an estimated 40% of Australian’s are unsure of how to tell if their pets
were dehydrated; falsely believing panting is the key indication.
‘This is a common misconception’ says PetSafe®
Australia Marketing Manager Zarqa Ali, ‘panting is a sign that a dog is hot or
anxious; not necessarily dehydrated’.
Dogs are made up of 80% water, which is
significantly higher than humans who are only 60% water.
'Because of this it is incredibly important for pet
owners to understand dogs and cats need more water than we do and this is
especially important throughout the hot summer months', continues Zarqa.
There are 5 common symptoms of dehydration to look
Loss of Appetite
In addition an easy at home 2 step skin test can be
performed on your pet by:
Gently grabbing a loose fold of skin on the back of
the neck or in between the shoulder blades and release
If the skin snaps back into place, your pet should
be ok. If the skin slowly returns to
place, your pet could be dehydrated and needs to be checked by a veterinarian
To help owners understand the health risk of
dehydration, PetSafe® has developed an infographic outlining important facts
about pets and proper hydration. The
infographic illustrates the recommended daily water intake for pets – 70mls of
water per kilogram of body weight – as well as the steps to take if a pet
PetSafe® Brand Australia has a wide range of
products that make it easy to keep your pet hydrated through the hot summer
months however it Is always recommend to immediately seek advice from your
local vet should you be concerned over the health of your pet for any reason.
The PetSafe® Australia Pet Hydration Awareness
Month Information Sheet can be downloaded from: http://intl.petsafe.net/en-au/pet-hydration
PetSafe® Australia has a range of products to help
encourage your pet to stay hydrated including the popular PetSafe®Chilly
For more information about PetSafe® Brand products visit: www.petsafe.com/AU or contact Amanda Kuhn, Missy Mischief PR (email@example.com / 0410 570 993)
Download high res images from: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/xi07uoujibyf1dq/AAAGhHLnaw95QWv77yGYYocJa?dl=0
To access PetSafe® Brand Full Media kit go to: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/5fs64ay9ouekek8/AACrr1wq6nh6Qk8FeNEq-2Sla?dl=0
0410 570 993
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