Don’t Burn Out Dogs in Hot Weather


The message is “take it easy,” as the weather heats up again. As people need to acclimate to heath, so do our dogs, according Dr. Kurt Venator, chief veterinary officer at Purina. Is there a link between how much exercise your dog gets and nutrition? Seems like an easy thing to know, but studies demonstrate people often don’t know if their pet is overweight or even obese. Dr. Venator offers three simple tips.

Here are more tips on keep dogs cool in the heat. And a reminder about how leaving a dog in a hot car can be deadly.