Small children and elderly neighbors aren't the only ones to keep an eye on during times of extreme heat -- don't forget about your little furry friends.
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CINCINNATI -- Small children and elderly neighbors aren't the only ones to keep an eye on during times of extreme heat -- don't forget about your little furry friends.
The summer months can be just as dangerous for animals as it can be for people and the Humane Society offers several ways to help keep your pet safe during a heat wave:
The Humane Society also advises watching for signs of possible heat stroke in your pet. Some signs of heatstroke are heavy panting, glazed eyes, a rapid heartbeat, difficulty breathing, excessive thirst, lethargy, fever, dizziness, lack of coordination, profuse salivation, vomiting, a deep red or purple tongue, seizure and unconsciousness.
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