Heat is Dangerous for Pets

1 decade 3 months 2 weeks ago Thursday, June 07 2007 Jun 7, 2007 Thursday, June 07, 2007 10:46:45 AM CDT June 07, 2007 in News
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ST. LOUIS (AP) - A relatively cool spring will change Thursday as afternoon temperatures are expected to climb into the 90s. The Humane Society of Missouri is warning pet owners to take precautions. Officials say pets should have a cool place to stay and plenty of water. They should never be left in an unattended car in the heat. Pets who exercise with their owners should be given frequent water breaks. Animals showing signs of heat stress should have cold water applied to their extremities and see a veterinarian immediately. The Humane Society says when weather is dangerously hot, owners should bring the animals inside.

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