5 Tips to Keep Your Dog Safe in the Summer Heat

With the record-breaking temperatures that 2019 has already brought, it’s important to remember that your dog is susceptible to many different heat-related injuries. Heat stroke or exhaustion, burnt paw pads, sunburn, and dehydration are all conditions that may affect your dog this summer due to the rising temperatures. We’ve put together 5 tips for you to ensure your dog’s safety in this hot weather: Check the Pavement Before You Go for a Walk- Place your hand against the pavement for 10 seconds. If it’s too hot for your skin to make contact with for that long, then it’s too hot for your dog’s paws. Remember that it’s always hotter on the pavement than the outside temperature. If it’s 80° o

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