Spring and summer  in the San Gabriel Valley can be hot—especially if you’re covered in fur. Many dogs feel better with shorter cuts in warm weather so stop by as often as necessary to keep your canine comfortable.

Here are more reminders:

• “7 Tips to Keep Your Pets Cool During Hot Weather” (Live Science)

• “Keep Pets Safe in the Heat” (The Humane Society)

• “Keeping Your Dog Cool in Hot Weather” (DogTime.com)