Please, keep your pets home on these HOT, HOT days!

This is what your dog is feeling when it’s in a hot, closed car: As a dog begins to get hot, it will become anxious, agitated and start pacing, Brainard said, which heats the dog even more. Then the dog will start drooling, maybe frothing at the mouth, vomiting and defecating, the veterinarian said. As […]


• Never leave your pet unattended in a parked car for any period of time. On a warm day, the temperature in a car can exceed 120 degrees in a matter of minutes — even with the windows partially open. Your pet can quickly suffer brain damage or die from heatstroke or suffocation.

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Now that summer is here, remember not to leave your dog in the car, even for a few minutes, and even with the windows cracked. Instead, leave your dog at home while you run errands or have a family member take him for a short stroll on leash while you’re in the store. (signs of heat-related illness in dogs).