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How to Get Your Dog Swimming and Comfortable with Water

One of the best parts about summer is taking a cool dip to escape the heat. While we’d love for our dogs to jump in and go swimming with us, some dogs would rather stay on shore, avoiding any contact with the water. My dog was terrified of water. If you got him anywhere need a body of water his eyes would get wide, he’d shiver, and all around just lose it. Determined to help my dog enjoy swimming, I introduced it slowly, using a lot of the techniques below. Then one day, it just seemed to click – the…