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“Why not take this opportunity to add a water feature to your landscape that your dog can access?” — Marianne LipanovichIn summer’s heat it’s important that your pups have everything they need when they’re outside. Lipanovich shows us how to provide safety, shelter, shade, water, comfort and areas for play. At the same time, she shows us how to make all of these things attractive for us to look at.Full story: 8 Backyard Ideas to Delight Your Dog
3. Dog fountains. Whether you have dogs or simply live in a neighborhood with a large canine population, dog fountains are a welcome respite on long, hot walks. I've spotted dog water bowls on sidewalks outside cafés on a recent trip to Chicago and thought about what a cool touch that would be in the front yard of a residence. You could make it as simple as a bowl of water or as fancy as an installed spigot with a basin underneath.
1. Keep the water flowing. Fresh water, and plenty of it, is essential. Why not take this opportunity to add a water feature to your landscape that your dog can access? A splash fountain or stream is ideal, and you’ll enjoy it, too.Find a landscape contractor to build your water feature