Caring for pets during the hottest months of the year

LEAGUE CITY, Texas – As the weather heats up across the country, millions of people will be taking their pets on the road with them – and some of those pets may never return home. As of May 2018, 28 states have laws regarding leaving animals unattended in parked cars to protect them from unsafe and potentially dangerous conditions, one of these being high temperatures. Veterinarian JoAnna Pendergrass at Honest Paws recommended these tips for caring for dogs during the hottest months of the year. First, never leave a dog in the car. The inside temperature of a car rises rapidly in the summer. It could take only minutes for a dog to become fatally overheated. Keep the house air-conditioned all day, even when no one is at home. Walk a dog in the early morning and late even
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