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Not All Dogs Like Swimming In Summer
When it’s hot outside, many dogs like to play and swim. When spending time outdoors in summer, it is necessary to keep dogs safe and cool to avoid heatstroke, poisoning and so on. Safety is equally important in swimming and playing with water.
Not all dogs can (or will) swim. I’m glad to think that your dog can jump into the water and automatically know what to do. Although some dogs (especially Labradors and Gordons) may instinctively know how to swim, many others do not.
Some dogs can’t swim and need to be taught. Don’t assume that your dog knows how to swim, regardless of breed. Other dogs hate or fear water and refuse to try. Don’t force a dog into the water. You can try to get into the water and coax your dog with toys. If he’s not interested, don’t push.