In terms of doing all you can to make sure your dog is kept cool during the hot weather , Clare adds: ‘Put ice cubes into water bowls , have a paddling pool for them outside in the shade, get a fan for indoors and never ever shut a dog in the car, or a shadeless garden.
Cats aren’t immune to heat either (Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto)It’s tempting to open all your windows in hot weather, but Blue Cross recommends installing screens and netting to help keep your pets from suffering a nasty fall.
The RSPCA is warning owners not to even take their dogs on short walks during high temperatures (Image: GETTY)"Most people know that dogs die in hot cars, but the reality is that more than 10 times as many dogs need veterinary treatment for heat-related illness following exercise as for being overheated in cars.
A dog with a thick undercoat doesn’t need anything more to stay warm on a cold day.‘Much depends on whether your dog has a double coat or not – many dogs do’: feel your dog’s fur to check how good they are at retaining heat.
Dogs should not be left in hot cars on warm days (Image: Getty) Ms Carpenter was jailed by Southampton Magistrates Court (Image: Getty)But the court heard minutes after they had arrived at the vets Carpenter was told the dogs were “gone”.
A huge flock of birds plummeted to the ground in Mexico in a mysterious incident captured by a security camera.In the unsettling video , a flock of yellow-headed blackbirds passes over a neighborhood in Chihuahua, in northern Mexico, when they all plunge suddenly toward the earth.
‘Owners of small animals such as rabbits, ferrets and guinea pigs may need to review their pet’s housing and take steps to keep their pets cool in the warmer months to reduce the risk of heatstroke,’ she said.
A woman whose dogs were stolen has tracked one of them down almost 200 miles away after scouring the internet .Jane Jenkins, a licensed breeder from Swansea in Wales, had her labrador , Arthur, and cocker spaniel, Bandit, stolen from her home at the beginning of this year.
As well as his weight issues, the 10-year-old pup was dirty and matted (Picture: RSPCA/SWNS)An older dog, ten-year-old Trojan is described as a ‘loveable bear’ who needs a home that can keep his previous health issues and age in mind when taking him on.
Pre-Covid about 15 million people a month went to the cinema, while London theatres attracted the same number every year.More than 10 million people went to the cinema in August.
(Picture: My Family Vet/Thomas Richmond)A Labrador almost didn’t make it after suffering from a potentially fatal case of heatstroke in cloudy conditions.We went from having a great time playing in the park to suffering from heatstroke in the space of a few minutes.
Animals with flat faces , like Pugs and Persian cats, are more susceptible to heat stroke since they cannot pant as effectively.For other ways to help, download and share our hot weather safety infographic to alert others of the dangers your pets may face during the summer.
The excessive humidity and high temperatures provide extreme discomfort to dogs, cats and other pets, especially during the months of April, May and June.This time period can be very burdensome for pets, especially dogs who are unable to cool down by panting since the humidity is high.
The seven cats arrived at the Upper East Side clinic of the Veterinary Emergency Group wet and smelling like smoke.Courtesy of Veterinary Emergency GroupThe hospital will board the “great group of cats” for as long as needed while their families figure out their living arrangements.
The law is based on evidence that many of the nation’s 9.4 million dogs are not getting enough exercise or stimulation, the country’s agriculture minister, Julia Klöckner, said.Under the new regulations, owners would be required to take their dogs on two walks that last at least an hour in total.
Germany’s dog owners will soon to be ordered by law to walk their pets twice a day.Bärbel Kleid, the owner of a five-year-old Yorkshire terrier called Sam, who lives in Berlin, said: “I find it patronising to be told how long I should take my dog out for.