It’s getting hot outside, but how do you know when it’s too hot for your pets?
Check out this video, which covers these five summer tips:
- Stay active, but be smart about it. Also, a tip to determine if the pavement your dog is walking on is too hot.
- A backyard is no babysitter, especially if it’s really hot outside!
- Keep your pet hydrated.
- Never keep your dog alone in a hot car.
- Pay attention to what your pet is saying, and watch for specific signs of heat stroke.
I once stayed in a car to feel what a dog might, so I wore my wife’s fake fur coat, since dogs are always wearing their fur coats. It was only 82 degrees outside, but it sure didn’t take long for the temperature inside the car to reach 120+ degrees. HERE’S that video.
Here are more tips on keeping pets safe in summertime heat.