7 tips for cooling a hot dog

2021-07-30

As high summer temperatures grip large swaths of the US, veterinarians are warning people not to leave their pets in parked vehicles or let them walk on hot pavement. "A good benchmark is that if it's hot for you, it's even hotter for your pet," says AVMA President-elect Dr. José Arce, who says pets should be moved to a cool, shady spot at the first sign of distress and cooled gradually.

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