Dogs can overheat quickly in warm and hot weather. Instead of sweating they cool by panting and also dissipate a great deal of heat through their chest area, which is why cooling mats are so useful.
The Pup Chiller features a non-toxic gel interior which maintains 7 to 9 degrees cooler than ambient temperature under normal use. No water or filling is required, and you may use indoors or out, just not in direct sunlight. You may, however, throw it in the refrigerator for several minutes to provide a little extra chilling power.
The 30" x 20" cooling mat weighs approximately 7 pounds and cleans easily with water, use mild soap if needed.