PETS IN YOUR HOT TUB? CUTE, BUT NOT A GOOD IDEA
Fido here may look peaceful-he’s in for therapy and this hot tub is kept cooler (in the high 80’s) for his treatments. But having your dog in your own hot tub? Not a good idea. Dogs shed short hair which will clog filters. There’s also the possibility of pet “germs” and their compatibility with human “germs”. That’s the verdict from your hot tub’s side.
From your pet’s view: dogs have no way to dispel excess body heat except through hard and rapid panting. Overheating your dog is a real possibility if he or she shares your 102 or hotter Olympic Hot Tub. Think, too, about the drying effects that chlorine will cause (if you’re using a chlorine system).
Best advice: Make your hot tub a “humans only” zone.
SANUM PER AQUA. Latin for Health through Water.
Author: Don Riling
Don Riling is the President of Olympic Hot Tub and has been an active member of the hot tub industry for over 20 years. As the company’s owner since 2016, he has continued Olympic’s legacy of promoting health & wellness through hot water & sauna therapy.