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6 Best Dog House Air Conditioners For Cool Pooches

Josh Mitchell

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Josh Mitchell

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Sometimes, I’m jealous of my parents’ dog. The air conditioner in his dog house is probably better than the one in my home.

While I’m slightly envious, I’m totally on board with the concept of dog air conditioners - without them, pets can face some serious health risks, including fatal heat stroke. 

Let me take you through the ins and outs of buying the best portable dog house air conditioner to keep your pet comfortable in the hot summer months.

Quick Glance - My Recommendations

Coolzy Pro

  • Quiet operation at 45 dB
  • Low energy consumption
  • Easy installation and maintenance
  • No venting tubes needed

SereneLife Small Air Conditioner Portable...

Serenelife SLPAC805W.5

  • 3 modes of operation - AC, dehumidify, fan
  • Automatic timer that’s ideal for keeping pets cool overnight
  • WiFi-enabled for easy control and monitoring

ZAFRO A5405-8K Portable Air Conditioners,...

ZAFRO A4213-8K

  • 4 operating modes
  • Easy installation with venting kit included
  • Lightweight and compact unit

6 Best Dog House Air Conditioners Reviewed

1. Coolzy Pro

4.7

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5.0

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Who is the Coolzy Pro best for?

The Coolzy Pro is best for those looking for a convenient and one of a kind ventless and true portable air conditioner for their dog house.

Type

AC

Coverage Area

80 sq ft

BTU/CFM

4500 BTU

Noise

45 dB

Pros
  • Quiet operation at 45 dB
  • Low energy consumption
  • Easy installation and maintenance
  • Automatically adjusts to climate conditions
CONS
  • High price tag

The Coolzy Pro tops my list of best dog house ACs for a few reasons.

This cooling device is small yet powerful, and it’s actually the one that my parents use to keep their Golden Doodle (Cooper) cool in the hot summer months.

I've used this uniquely designed portable AC and setting up the Coolzy Pro is a breeze, even for my parents.

There was no need for water or exhaust hoses, installing this appliance took less than 5 minutes.

I also love that the Coolzy Pro uses just 340 watts of electricity, consuming less than 70% of the energy that standard portable units use.

This low energy consumption means you won't notice a spike in your energy bill. It features an 1100-watt cooling capacity, and it can cover up to 88 cubic feet of space.

There’s a lot to love about the Coolzy Pro, but one thing Cooper the Golden Doodle loves most is the quiet operation.

This is undeniably the quietest portable dog AC on the market, topping out at 45 dB on the highest setting. So, even if he wants to take an afternoon nap, the AC never disturbs his slumber

Coolzy Pro

In terms of operation, the Coolzy is simple yet effective. It utilizes compressor refrigeration, so the cold air is delivered immediately while hot air is blown through the exhaust vent on the backside of the device.

Overall, I highly recommend the Coolzy Pro for any pet owner looking for a cooling solution.

It doesn't cover as much area as models like the Serenelife, but it is ideal for personal cooling.

It's so easy to operate and install, never needs to be recharged, and even adjusts automatically to accommodate temperature and humidity changes in the surrounding area.

Feature

Details

BTU

4500

EER

4.09

Dimensions

18"D x 11"W x 29"H

Noise Level

<45 dB

Coverage Area

Up to 80 sq ft


2. Serenelife SLPAC805W.5

Most Powerful Value Based Option

4.4

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Ease of Use

4.0

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Who is the Serenelife SLPAC805W.5 best for?

The Serenelife SLPAC805W.5 is great for those who are looking for a powerful Wifi enabled portable AC for a large dog house.

Type

AC

Coverage Area

300 sq ft

BTU/CFM

8000 BTU

Noise

55 dB

Pros
  • 3 modes of operation - AC, dehumidify, fan
  • Automatic timer that’s ideal for keeping pets cool overnight
  • WiFi-enabled for easy control and monitoring
  • Large coverage area
CONS
  • High energy consumption
  • Can be noisy on the highest setting

The Serenelife portable device is so much more than just an air conditioning system.

In addition to the AC function, this appliance works as a dehumidifier, a fan, and even a heater if you purchase the model with heating functionality.

Personally, I don't need a heater for my dog since I live in South Carolina, so I opted for the SLPAC805W.5 model without heating.

However, I do love the dehumidifier function since Charleston stays extremely humid throughout the year.

Compared to the Coolzy Pro, this model is a smarter alternative to keeping your canine cool.

It features WiFi compatibility that makes it easy to monitor and control the dog house climate, even when I’m inside and my dog - Falafel - is outside.

This model comes with all the bells and whistles, including a built-in 24-hour timer, 3 operating modes, and an automatic swing mode for air venting.

Best of all, it’s super easy to set up, although it does require a window exhaust kit for venting. This can be tricky in some dog houses, but I was able to set this appliance up in about 15 minutes.
Serenelife SLPAC805W.5

I only have one complaint about the Serenelife unit: the noise level can reach up to 55 dB, which is much louder than the Coolzy Pro.

Overall, the SereneLife model is an excellent choice for cooling your dog (or yourself!) and is more energy-efficient than the Coolzy model.[1]

Feature

Details

BTU

8000

EER

10

Dimensions

12.8"D x 27.6"W x 11.6"H

Noise Level

<55 dB

Coverage Area

Up to 300 sq ft


3. ZAFRO A5405-8K

4.4

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Ease of Use

3.75

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Who is the ZAFRO A5405-8K best for?

The ZAFRO A5405-8K is an affordable no frills portable AC for a large dog house.

Type

AC

Coverage Area

350 sq ft

BTU/CFM

8000 BTU

Noise

45 dB

Pros
  • 4 operating modes
  • Easy installation with venting kit included
  • Lightweight and compact unit
  • Low noise output that’s great for dogs
CONS
  • No WiFi controls
  • Some minor issues with thermostat accuracy

The Zafro A4213-8K is similar to the Serenelife model, but it's a better option if you're looking for something on the cheaper side.

While it doesn't have a WiFi option like the Serenelife, it still goes above and beyond with four operating modes: cool, dehumidify, fan, and sleep.

In addition to the lower price point, I love that this model comes with a washable double-layer filter.

As you can expect, any typical dog house is filled with pet hair, dander, and dirt, so having a washable filter is a big plus.

I recommend removing and cleaning the filter every week, but the manufacturer claims that cleaning every other week is fine.

In terms of noise output, this unit is very similar to the Coolzy Pro, operating at a maximum of 45 decibels on the highest setting.
ZAFRO A5405-8K

This is perfect for my dog Falafel when he needs a snooze after a long walk around downtown Charleston.

Like most portable ACs, this one requires a window mounting kit for installation, but that’s included with every purchase.

Once you unbox the unit, just roll the AC with wheels into the dog house, find or create your opening, and attach the included hose and window adapter.

My main complaint has to do with the thermostat system. 

While it’s usually pretty accurate, I’ve found the thermostat to be off by a few degrees in extreme heat.[2]

Luckily, the unit still cools efficiently, but if you want an exact temperature reading, you may want to look elsewhere.

Feature

Details

BTU

8000

EER

-

Dimensions

11.81"D x 11.81"W x 27.76"H

Noise Level

<45 dB

Coverage Area

Up to 350 sq ft


4. RCCVEI

3.8

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Ease of Use

5.0

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Who is the RCCVEI best for?

The RCCVEI is best for those looking for a portable battery powered evaporative cooler for a small dog house.

Type

Evaporative Cooler

Coverage Area

350 sq ft

BTU/CFM

8000 BTU

Noise

50 dB

Pros
  • Small footprint and lightweight design
  • Affordable canine cooling option
  • Battery-powered option
  • Quiet yet powerful
CONS
  • Requires more maintenance than a traditional AC (regular refilling)

Compared to the previous 3 portable dog house ACs I reviewed, the RCVEEI is the only one that utilizes ice and cold water to produce cold air.

That's because it is considered an evaporative air cooler rather than a traditional air conditioner.

Evaporative coolers aren’t for everyone, especially those who don’t want to put in the work to get a cold space for their dogs.

But for me, I love the high efficiency and sheer power that comes along with the RCCVEI.

This unit only uses about 10 watts of energy, which is nothing compared to the 1000+ watts required for other machines.

It can even run on a battery bank for as long as 8 hours, making it ideal for an overnight sleep in the dog house.

Because this is an evaporative cooler rather than a full-blown air conditioner, the RCCVEI is ultra-quiet. It never reaches above 50 dB, even when on the strongest setting.

The thing I love most, though, is the ability to move this small device around the house and yard; it weighs less than 3 pounds, has a tiny footprint, and requires no mounting/venting system.

So, as long as you’re OK with replenishing your dog’s cooling solution with ice and water, the RCCVEI is an excellent choice.

It’s lightweight, affordable, and powerful enough to keep your dog cool in the dead of summer.

Feature

Details

CFM

-

Duration

8 Hours

Dimensions

7.48"D x 6.1"W x 11.12"H

Noise Level

<50 dB

Coverage Area

Up to 80 sq ft


5. Evapolar evaCHILL EV-500

Popular Small Space Evaporative Cooler

3.7

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Ease of Use

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Evaporative Cooler

Coverage Area

26 sq ft

BTU/CFM

50 CFM

Noise

50 dB

Who is the Evapolar EvaCHILL EV-500 best for?

The Evapolar EvaCHILL EV-500 is great for those who are looking for stylish, compact and lightweight portable evaporative cooler for their small pooch.

Pros
  • Extremely lightweight and portable
  • Low noise output
  • Low energy consumption
  • Great price
CONS
  • Requires more maintenance than a traditional AC (regular refilling)
  • Small 26 sq ft coverage area

This next product is extremely similar to the RCCVEI, running on ice and cold water to lower the temperature of a small space.

Just like the RCCVEI, the Evapolar evaCHILL is ultra-portable and easy to move around the home and yard, perfect for accommodating your pet.

After taking the Evapolar out of its box, my first thought was that the water tank was extremely small.

It holds only 800mL of water, so I was pleasantly surprised to find that the device can run for up to 8 hours on a full tank.

Unlike traditional portable ACs like the Coolzy Pro, this one consumes just 10 watts, leading to smaller bills and a cleaner planet.

It can run on a battery or power bank, and can even be plugged into a fully-charged laptop or car power outlet.

In addition to the 3 operation modes and extreme efficiency, there’s another thing I absolutely love about the Evapolar.

It also works as a mini air purifier, capturing large dust particles to filter and clean the surrounding air.[3]

My only complaint regarding this device is its small coverage area. This isn’t designed to cool an entire room, and it’s only rated to have a coverage area of 26 square feet.

Luckily, that’s plenty of coverage for a dog house, so this is something that most pet owners can overlook.

Feature

Details

CFM

50

Duration

8 Hours

Dimensions

6.5"D x 6.5"W x 6.5"H

Noise Level

<50 dB

Coverage Area

26 sq ft


6. Portacool PAC5101A1 510

3.6

Overall Score


Ease of Use

4.5

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Who is the Portacool PAC5101A1 510 best for?

The Portacool PAC5101A1 510 is purpose built powerful evaporative cooler for a large dog house. This is great for those who want to save up on energy bills.

Type

Evaporative Cooler

Coverage Area

300 sq ft

BTU/CFM

757 CFM

Noise

55 dB

Pros
  • Impressive coverage area and runtime
  • Consumes just 1 nanowatt of energy
  • Easy-to-use remote control operation
CONS
  • Expensive cooling device
  • Not intended for indoor use

The Portacool PAC5101A1 is probably the most unique dog house AC on this list because it’s actually designed specifically for use in outdoor spaces, including a dog house!

While all the other products on this list can be used indoors as well as outdoors, this one is only recommended for outdoor use.

Similar to the evaCHILL and the RCCVEI, the Portacool works as an evaporative cooler, using water to cool down the surrounding area.

But unlike the other evaporative coolers, this one has a much larger coverage area and cooling capacity thanks to its massive 8-gallon water tank.

Because of its large size and footprint, I don’t actually place this inside my dog’s house - if I did, Falafel would have virtually no space to lay down.

Luckily, it’s powerful enough to cool down the dog house, even when placed directly next to it.

After setting up the Portacool device, I made the mistake of placing it far away from a water source.

Because the 8-gallon tank needs to be filled manually, I definitely recommend having easy access to an outdoor hose for easy refilling.

Aside from that slight misstep, I'm thrilled with the performance of my Portacool.

Just know that this level of power and large coverage area doesn't come cheap, so you need to be willing to spend some cash on this appliance.

Feature

Details

CFM 

757

Duration

8 Hours

Dimensions

20"D x 20"W x 36"H

Noise Level

55 dB

Coverage Area

Up to 300 sq ft


Dog House AC Units Compared

Preview

Product

Rating

Coverage Area

Dimensions

(DxWxH)

Price

Coolzy Pro

4.7

Up to 80 sq ft

18 x 11 x 29"

SereneLife Small Air Conditioner Portable...

Serenelife

SLPAC805W.5

4.4

Up to 300 sq ft

12.8 x 27.6 x 11.6"

ZAFRO A5405-8K Portable Air Conditioners,...

ZAFRO

A4213-8K

4.4

Up to 350 sq ft

11.81 x 11.81 x 27.76"

RCCVEI Portable Air Conditioners,3-Speed...

RCCVEI

3.8

Up to 80 sq ft

7.48 x 6.1 x 11.12"

Evapolar evaCHILL Portable Air Conditioners -...

Evapolar EvaCHILL

3.7

26 sq ft

6.5 x 6.5 x 6.5"

Portacool PAC5101A1 510 Portable Evaporative...

Portacool PAC5101A1

3.6

Up to 300 sq ft

20 x 20 x 36"


Considerations When Buying A Dog House Air Conditioner For Your Pet

Air-conditioned dog houses are the best way to keep your dog cool — apart from bringing your furry friend into your home. 

I’ve broken down the most important things to keep in mind when looking for an air conditioner for your dog’s own home.

What Type Of Air Conditioner You Want

evaporative coolers are not portable ACs

Not every kind of air conditioner works for every dog or location. 

ACLAB Note:

There are two types of common cooling solutions for your dog house: an evaporative cooler or a portable air conditioner. The one you choose depends upon the overall climate, your budget, as well as installation concerns.

In general, I recommend getting a compact true AC that can supply your dog with both warm and cool air. 

For example, the Coolzy Pro is a good true dog house air conditioner on my list, providing personal cooling for an area of up to 88 square feet.  

There are also portable air conditioners and heater combos, such as the variation of the Serenelife SLPAC805W.5

Or, you might also live in a place where even winters are relatively warm like I do. For these kinds of environments, an evaporative cooler, like the evaCHILL or Portacool systems on my list, may keep your pet comfortable.

Desired Cooling & Heating Capacity 

Match the AC’s cooling (and heating) power to the size of the dog home.

An AC’s capacity is measured in British thermal units (BTU). Without turning my article into a science lecture, just know that 2,000 BTUs are sufficient for a 50-square-foot room.

As such, aim for a dog house air conditioner with a 2,000 BTU power rating.

Dog homes aren’t big so buying too small a unit isn’t usually a consideration.

An oversized unit, on the other hand, could make the air too cold and cause health issues in itself — not to mention being more expensive.

ACLAB Note:

Evaporative coolers and fans — like the RCCVEI, evaCHILL, or Portacool units — don’t have BTU ratings since they’re not actual ACs. Their power is measured in the cubic feet per minute (cfm) of air they can circulate. For a dog house, look for a rating of at least 50 cfm.

What is the Coverage Area

Most dog house air conditioners and coolers state their maximum effective cooling area in square feet.

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I recommend carefully measuring your dog house and comparing it to different units’ efficiency before buying one.

You should know, though, that manufacturers tend to exaggerate their coolers’ power.

Yet, comparing the stated capacity to your dog house’s size is usually a good basic guideline.

If anything, I would err on the side of going for a slightly larger cooling area than necessary.

Dog houses rarely have first-class insulation, so you’ll likely lose some cool or warm air through leakage. 

A bit of a bigger unit can help mitigate heat loss and keep your dog more comfortable.

Installation Should Be Easy

Try to find a dog house air conditioner or cooler that requires minimal installation. 

The Coolzy Pro is the easiest model on my list to install, as it's basically plug-in-and-go. 

Other true ACs may require installing a drain line, and evaporative coolers require either manually filling with water or connecting to a garden hose.

Smart AC Controllers for Easy Adjustment

Most dog house cooling solutions will need to be adjusted manually, but there are some options, such as the Serenelife SLPAC805W.5, that have Wi-Fi compatibility. 

I particularly love controlling my dog's portable AC from my phone because I like to keep him out of the kitchen while I make dinner. If I need to put him outside for more than 30 minutes or so, I love having the ability to check his AC settings to make sure he's comfortable. 

On the other hand, evaporative coolers are rarely automated because they’re essentially just fans with a chiller. 

Be prepared to monitor the temperature in your dog house with a separate thermometer until you figure out an appropriate power setting.

Your Overall Budget & Warranty

Dog air house conditioners come in a wide range of prices. 

My advice is to determine your budget beforehand so you don’t waste your time (and time is money) browsing units you just can’t afford.

My list of 6 units includes options ranging from $68 (the RCCVEI) to around $450 (the Coolzy Pro). 

Also, I suggest purchasing a product with a minimum warranty of one year (although, note that damage due to outdoor weather conditions may not be covered). 

The units on my list have at least a 1-year warranty, but the Coolzy is covered for 2 years. 

How Easy Is the Unit to Maintain?

No machine works without maintenance and a dog house air conditioner is no different. 

I recommend finding a machine that can go a long time without you having to mess with it.

A true AC such as the Coolzy Pro will likely be the lowest-maintenance option, as long as you keep it protected from the elements. 

Evaporative coolers like the Portacool PAC5101A1 510 are more maintenance-intensive. You may have to fill their water tanks every few hours and replace the filter monthly, depending on how hard water you have.

Energy Efficiency Rating (EER)

EER determines how energy efficient your dog house AC unit is and how well it can cool surrounding air without using too much energy.

Portable AC energy efficiency


Just like with your home AC, go for a dog house air conditioner with the highest possible EER you can find and afford.

The rating system is pretty simple — the higher the EER, the less energy the unit consumes. High EER ratings are not only eco-friendly but also save you money.

The most energy efficient model on my list is the Serenelife unit, with a 10 EER.

ACLAB Note:

EER rating and electricity consumption is often a concern only for True ACs. Evaporative coolers do not have EER ratings. They generally only consume a small fraction of the power consumed by true ACs.

Additional Features to Look For

Consider what features you’d like for your dog house air conditioner before you start shopping for a unit. 

The ACs and coolers come with plenty of more or less useful extra features, like an auto-timer, dehumidifier setting, electronic thermostat reading, LED display, and auto shut-off feature.

Just be aware that the more features the unit has, the more expensive it will be, so try to strike a balance between cost and quality-of-life features.


Why Do You Need An AC For Your Dog House?

A dog house needs an AC for the same reason your house does — if you’re hot, they’re hot. 

Only, overheating can be much more dangerous to dogs than humans.

We can sweat throughout our bodies, but dogs have sweat glands only on their paw pads.

Panting allows dogs to move heat away from their chest cavity, but this method quickly becomes inefficient in high humidity.[1]

Without an effective way to cool itself, a dog can easily suffer a heatstroke. Up to 50% of canine heatstrokes are sadly fatal.[2]

Air-conditioned dog houses can help keep your pooch cool and even save their life.

Similarly, dogs are susceptible to the cold as their bodies run much hotter than humans (which is why I love using my doggie as a personal heater).

ACLAB Note:

A body temperature of 99°F would be a mild fever for a human, but for a dog, that’s mild hypothermia. [3]


Things You Should Know Before Installing A Dog House Air Conditioner

So you have a dog house air conditioner and you’re ready to install it. But hold your horses! You should consider the facts about your particular dog house before you get to work.

Here are some tips I recommend considering before you install the AC.

Dog House Materials

The ideal material for dog houses is wood. 

This natural material is porous and allows the dog house to breathe slightly, improving air circulation.

Additionally, it doesn’t heat up excessively in the sun, helping the dog house air conditioner function better.

Plastic is the most common material for cheap dog houses — for a reason. Plastic degrades in the sun and will eventually turn very brittle. 

Cutting holes for AC wires and ducts can be difficult on plastic walls, and a poorly positioned heating unit could even melt the plastic.

Then we have metal. If you have a metal dog house, here’s my tip — buy a different one. 

Metal has a high heat transfer capacity and your dog's house will turn into a very real oven in extreme heat. You’re not trying to cook your dog, right?

Dog House Location - Under a Shade is Recommended

I recommend placing your dog house out of direct sunlight. Even the best building material is no match for the sun’s heat on a hot day.

Keeping the house in a shady spot goes a long way toward keeping your dog comfortable.

If it’s simply not possible to put the dog house in the shade (for example, my yard doesn’t have a single tree), consider building a cover for it.

All you need is four poles and a tarp — or you could just buy a small picnic shelter.

Another good tip is to face the dog house’s door so that a breeze can blow in. 

Of course, wind changes direction, but most places have a common wind direction. The breeze provides natural cooling and fresh, and may allow you to turn off the AC at night.

AC Location Should Be Away from Dog's Reach


I recommend building a small safety cage around the unit out of wood, just in case.

Always try to keep all cords and wires outside the dog house. If that’s not feasible, buy metal or hard plastic cord covers to prevent your dog from chewing the wires.

Some dog houses are so small you can’t fit the AC unit inside, or you might have a floor unit.

In these cases, build a small shelter for the AC outside the dog house and connect it to the interior with a wall vent. That will conveniently keep the machine out of your dog’s reach, too!

Dog House Should Be Well Insulated

Your dog house should be well insulated to help the AC function most efficiently.

A poorly insulated dog house will simply leak the cool air outside and won’t do much for your dog.

Most DIY and hardware stores sell simple, cheap insulation panels. Installing even rudimentary insulation can really help your dog stay cool.

Your Dog’s Health Issues

Consider your dog’s potential health issues before installing an AC. You should ensure the unit won’t impact your dog’s health, so consult a vet if you have to.

ACLAB Note:

If your dog suffers from allergies or  from health conditions stemming from bad air, consider getting an air purifier.

air purifier vs AC

For example, some AC units could pull allergens from the outside into the dog house to torment an allergic pooch.

I recommend buying a unit with an efficient air filter and replacing it regularly.


8 Extra Tips For Keeping Your Dog Cool In Summer Heat

A dog house AC unit is just one way to keep your dog cool in the summer. I’ve listed here some additional tips to cool down your hound:

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    Make sure your dog always has access to cool water.
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    Give your dog cold or frozen treats.
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    Don’t shave a long-furred dog — the fur is an important heat insulator and protects them from sunburn.
  4. 4
    Take walks during cooler hours of the day.
  5. 5
    Construct a shady shelter for your dog.
  6. 6
    Buy a small pool your dog can swim or splash around in.
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    Get a moist cooling pad for your dog to lay on.
  8. 8
    Learn the most obvious signs of heat stroke, including hard panting, vomiting, confusion, and shaking. [4]

FAQs

What Are The Dangers Of Leaving Dogs Unprotected Outside?

Leaving your dog outside unprotected can expose them to dangerous heat (above 80°F) or cold (below 45°F). Dogs are sensitive to temperature and could fall victim to hypothermia or hyperthermia if left outside.

What Is a Comfortable Summer Temperature For a Dog?

A comfortable summer temperature for a dog is around 70-75°F. Temperatures above 80 degrees may cause heat stroke in dogs.

Is It Safe To Leave A Dog In A Car?

No! It’s never safe to leave your dog in the car because the temperature in the car can rise above 100°F within five minutes in direct sunlight.

If you absolutely must leave your dog in a car, turn the AC on and be back in five minutes — but it’s better to take your dog with you on your business. 

Can Dogs Get A Cold From An Air Conditioner?

Cold air itself won’t make your dog sick, but if your air conditioner is blowing too hard, your dog could start suffering from hypothermia.

If you don’t clean the AC unit well, it could also spew mold and bacteria that can make your dog ill.

When Should I Turn the AC On for My Dog?

In general, you should turn your dog house air conditioner on when the outdoor temperature rises above 80°F. The cutoff point varies somewhat between dog breeds, but 80 is a good general guideline.

Are There Ways To Keep A Dog Cool Without AC?

You can help keep a dog cool without AC. You could set up a fan, provide them with cool water, and help them stay in the shade.

However, once the temperature rises above 80°F, you should turn on the AC.

Can you have a heater for a dog house?

Yes, you can have a heater for a dog house. I recommend the Hound Heater by Akoma Pet Products for its ease of use, simple installation power, and extreme efficiency.

So, Which Dog House AC To Choose?

Once I moved to South Carolina, I quickly realized that investing in a dog house air conditioner was necessary if I wanted to stay true to my values as a responsible pet owner.

After testing several different units, I can easily say that the Coolzy Pro is the best on the market.

Unfortunately, this specific model isn’t within every pet owner’s budget.

If that’s the case for you, I recommend going for an evaporative cooler that uses ice and water instead, like the RCVEEI or the Evapolar evaCHILL EV-500.

My #1 Recommendation
Coolzy Pro

  • Quiet operation at 45 dB
  • Low energy consumption
  • Easy installation and maintenance
  • Automatically adjusts to climate conditions

References: 

  1. https://www.humanesociety.org/resources/keep-pets-safe-heat
  2. https://www.iowaveterinaryspecialties.com/student-scholars/canine-heat-stroke-literature-review
  3. https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/hypothermia-in-dogs-how-cold-is-too-cold
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