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.
Experts note increasing numbers are taking their dogs with them to “bag” a peak, which range from relatively straightforward day hikes to the notorious Inaccessible Pinnacle, the second highest summit in the Skye Cuillin, which requires a rock-climb and abseil to complete the ascent.‘It’s humbling’: Shona Marshall and Betty the kerry blue terrier celebrate reaching the summit of Am Basteir, her 282nd and final Munro.
The researchers say their findings highlight the need for better public awareness of heatstroke and the risk to all animals, and that cases will continue to rise with warmer weather because of the climate emergency.
Huskies can tolerate cold weather better than other breeds, says Vets Now (Picture: Getty).Don’t let your pup get too chilly (Picture: Getty)PDSA vet Lynne James told us: ‘Watch out for wet weather – getting wet will increase the risk of your dog getting chilled.
Jane lives on a diet of porridge, oatcakes, and cheese (Picture: Katielee Arrowsmith SWNS)‘I refuse to go slogging on through pouring wet rain,’ Jane said.Jane has no plans to stop her annual journey any time soon (Picture: Katielee Arrowsmith SWNS)Campervans on single track roads have also become a more persistent problem.
Viewers who tuned into Global News Toronto last Friday to check out the weekend weather report learned that Saturday would be dry in the daytime, rainy in the evening and absolutely cute and fluffy all day long.
A CHEEKY Labrador stole the spotlight from a weather reporter as he ran off with her microphone leaving viewers giggling at the lively pooch.(Image: MIR 24) The dog jumped up and stole the journalist's microphone.
Many local animal groups have put out information on how to help animals and pets in Texas, especially ones that may have been outside during the inclement weather.Other shelters, like the Houston Humane Society, are always accepting donations to care for animals in their custody.
It's important to look after a dog's paws during periods of cold weather (Image: GETTY).Washing and drying a dog's paws is a good idea after a walk in the snow (Image: GETTY)Dog owners should also be aware of other hazards during snow periods, such as grit.
It’s fine to walk your dog, but limit your time outdoors and keep a close eye on them (Picture: Getty)It’s also important to keep your eye out for ice and slush, as they will often contain antifreeze, which is lethal for dogs.
The hot weather is forecast to continue for the next few days, with temperatures continuing above 30C.However there are some easy tips you can use to ensure your dog stays happy and healthy in the summer heat.
On sale from today, the pet range includes cooling mats and toys, as well as bowls that ensure their food and water stays at the right temperature.
Paul Dellegatto, a chief meteorologist for FOX 13 in Tampa Bay, was doing the forecast from his home earlier this month when his dog , Brody, interrupted him and sent tails wagging with antics that show being on the clock from the comfort of your own house is no walk in the bark.