Pool Safety Tips for Dogs

Provide entrance and exit ramps so dogs can easily get in and out of the pool. This prevents injury.

Use Ramps

Have your dog wear a properly fitted dog life jacket for extra precaution and visibility.  

Life Jackets

No running! Establish and enforce rules to prevent rowdy behavior near the pool.  

Set Rules

Actively supervise dogs when swimming and never leave them unattended.

Supervise Swims

Fence around pools should be at least 5-6 feet tall with a self-closing gate.

Install Fences

Learn dog CPR in case of an emergency. Early intervention can save lives.  

Know Dog CPR

Don't leave toys in pool when not supervised. Dogs may try to retrieve toys from water.

No Unattended Toys

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