Aussies in Arizona

by Richie Renfrow
(Phoenix, Arizona)

I grew up with LOTS of Aussies but lived in the country in the South. I now live in Arizona and while I would love to have one, I'm not sure it would be fair for the dog with our over 110 degree heat. Any suggestions?

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GF and I love in PHX w/aussies
by: Anonymous

It’s fine to having Aussies here in PHX. My GF and I both live here and make do. During the hot months we hike around sunrise and sunset when it’s cooler out for dogs. During the real hot times of the day when they go out, we just make sure they are in shade or wear boots and make it very quick, Just check the ground to see if it’s to hot or not for this. During the Day too, make use of indoor toys like Kong’s or bones to keep them busy. They’re are tons of cooler places to escape to in AZ so take a trip up elevation and walk with your pup there to escape the heat. #chancetheadventurepup on instagram to see my Aussie in Arizona for some places.

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