Tag: heat stroke

Leaving Your Pet in a Hot Car is Not Cool

Summer heat can rapidly turn a parked vehicle into an oven. It’s no place to leave a pet, even for a few minutes. Dr. Beth Parvin, a consultant with the California Veterinary Medical Board, warns that heat stroke in pets is a medical emergency that can quickly turn deadly. She advises that even after pets are…

Hot Weather Can Harm Pets

For our four-legged friends, warm summer days can spell trouble in the form of heat stroke and heat-related injury. Dr. Beth Parvin, a consultant with the California Veterinary Medical Board, warns that heat stroke in pets is a medical emergency that can quickly turn deadly. She advises that even after pets are removed from the heat,…