heat stroke http://apr.org en Leaving Pets In Hot Cars http://apr.org/post/leaving-pets-hot-cars <p>The most common cause of heat stroke in a pet is leaving it in a parked car on a warm (not necessarily hot) day.&nbsp; If it's too hot for you to sit in a closed car (or one with the windows slightly cracked), it's too hot for your furry friend.</p><p>*****************************</p><p> Sat, 21 Jun 2014 13:45:00 +0000 Mindy Norton 54274 at http://apr.org Leaving Pets In Hot Cars Heatstroke and Your Pet http://apr.org/post/heatstroke-and-your-pet <p>Even as hot as it is now in the summertime, your pet still wants to play!&nbsp; Be careful, because your furry friend may become overheated&nbsp;- and that could lead to tragic consequences.</p><p>******************************</p><p>Summertime heat can pose a serious health risk for our pets. It’s usually a combination of the temperature and the humidity in the air that creates the danger, because of the way a pet’s body rids itself of excess heat.</p> Sat, 20 Jul 2013 13:45:00 +0000 Mindy Norton 34480 at http://apr.org Heatstroke and Your Pet