in Texas is HOT! We have to take special care of our pets
that for whatever reason have to live outside. My guys are
laid up on the couch watching Animal Planet, but I realize not all
pets have such privileges. So for those that don't here are
some tips to keep them safe:
for keeping your pet safe in the summer heat:
fresh, cool water available at all times.
plenty of shade. If at all possible bring your dog
inside during the hottest part of the day.
leave a pet unattended in a car. Even with the windows
"cracked" a closed car can become a furnace very
your dog has a long coat you can help him/her stay cool by
trimming the coat to approximately one inch long --- but no
shorter because their skin can burn just like ours.
case your pet does overheat - try to cool them down and
contact your veterinarian immediately.
let your dog stand on hot cement or asphalt -- it will burn
your dog early in the morning or late in the evening, but
never if it's really hot or humid.
and Cold Weather Tips
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