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Extreme Heat Can Be Dangerous to Pets

Wednesday, June 22, 2016  
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Be prepared by developing an emergency plan with your veterinarian. 


Any of these dangers may require emergency care:

·        prolonged exposure to high temperatures

·        dehydration

·        burns caused by hot surfaces (pavement, sidewalks)



·        Heat stroke/stress can result in collapse, shock and sometimes death.

·        All animals need water and shade.

·        Never leave a pet in a parked vehicle.

·        Limit exercise in summer heat.

·        Hot pavement burns pet’s feet.


Ask your veterinarian about prevention, symptoms, first aid instructions, and emergency care. 


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