Keep Your Pets Safe From The Heat

July 17, 2019

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You may enjoy a cocktail when it gets hot out, but that's not really a good idea for your pet. And with record heat expected this weekend, here are some ways to make sure your furry friend stays safe:

  • Shade and water - Protect your pet from the sun's rays and make sure they stay hydrated.
  • No cars - Never leave a pet in the car, even with the window cracked.
  • Keep them off the asphalt - If it's too hot for your bare feet, it's too hot for their bare paws.
  • Limit exercise - Don't let playful pets overexert themselves.
  • Watch for heat stroke - Excessive panting, discolored gums, and mobility problems are signs that you should get them to the vet immediately.