With warm weather upon us, please remember NOT to leave dogs in cars. It is not safe, even with windows open or when parked in the shade. Dogs overheat very quickly which means they may be a serious risk in a short time – 20 minutes could prove fatal.
Summer can be particularly dangerous, when its 22 ( 72 F ) outside, the temperature inside a car reach a horrifying 47 ( 117 F ) within just 60 minutes.
In this situation, a dog can’t cool down by panting and will die of heatstroke. Leaving a window open or a sunshield on the windscreen isn’t the solution, either it simply won’t keep the car cool enough.
Glass walled conservatories and caravans can get equally hot.
Other warm weather tips include a cool shady escape from the sun, providing good supplies of drinking water and carrying water with you for your dog on hot days, discouraging excessive exercise in hot weather.
Please take note of this serious summer warnings thank you …
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Kirstie Ann & Team at Woodland-Walkies