BEAT THE HEAT
LIMIT TIME OUTSIDE
HEAT CAN BE DEADLY!
DO YOU SEE :heavy panting, glazed eyes, a rapid pulse, unsteadiness, a staggering gait,
vomiting, or a deep red or purple tongue?
WHAT TO DO: MOVE your pet immediately to a cooler area.
GRADUALLY LOWER BODY TEMPERATURE by applying cool (not cold) water all over his body or soaking him in a cool bath. Place cool, wet towels over the back of the neck, in the armpits, and in the groin area. You may also wet the ear flaps and paws with cool water. Direct a fan on the wet areas to speed evaporative cooling.
OFFER FRESH COOL WATER if your dog is alert and wants to drink.
DO NOT FORCE A PET TO DRINK
CALL YOUR VET SO THEY ARE READY TO HELP YOUR DOG AS SOON AS YOU GET THERE.
YES TAKE THEM TO THE VET IMMEDIATELY -- SAVE A LIFE!
WHAT'S YOUR HEAT INDEX TODAY?
Chesapeake, VA: Mostly Sunny 84° F
Hi: 97° | Lo: 71°
Sunshine to start, then a few afternoon clouds. A stray afternoon thunderstorm is possible. Heat index near 105F. High 97F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.
'vie... flopped on the a/c vent...I am cool all under
Get out the fan, ice cubes and cooling mat!
Lily & Edward
Yes! Ruckus can be your sprinkler system. See what he did this Thursday :D
Happy Thoughtless Thursday, Ruckus the Eskie
We love our AC. We wouldn't mind some ice cubes either.
ICK! Hot sucks!!
My huskies love to lay underneath the windows which have our air conditioners in them. That is their favorite thing to do in summer! BOL!
Great tips, thank you for sharing!
And thanks for linking up with us!
ღ husky hugz ღ frum our pack at Love is being owned by a husky!
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