The Big Sandy Mountaineer -

Getting By


July 31, 2019

With the recent temperatures exceeding 90 degrees, it reminds us of the dangers heat can have on our bodies and health. The same holds true for our pets as well. Here are some safety tips to keep in mind for pet safety during the heat.

- Provide ample shade to protect them from the sun and heat. Tree shade and tarps are great because they allow air flow where a doghouse holds the heat and does not provide relief from the heat. Pets with white or light-colored ears are more prone to burning and/or developing skin cancer.

- Provide lots of fresh water.

- Limit exercise on hot days. Exercise t...

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