Heat Kills Pets in Parked Cars
Be Extra Careful With Pets During Hot Temperatures
With unseasonably high daytime temperatures hitting or topping 100 degrees through July, Animal Welfare reminds you that the extreme heat can sometimes pose a danger to your pets. But summer doesn't have to be a dangerous time, if your follow some simple reminders from the Humane Society of the United States.
- Never leave your pets in a parked car.
- Shade and water are a must.
- Limit exercise on hot days.
- Recognize the signs of heatstroke. If your pet shows symptoms of heatstroke, take steps immediately to gradually lower his/her body temperature and contact your veterinarian as soon as possible.