When mercury rises, pets need help staying safe
By Catharin Shepard
Published in News on July 11, 2010 1:50 AM
Bridget Behrens-Douglas, owner of Cuts-4-Mutz, grooms Blizzard in her shop. She says proper grooming is key to keeping animals safe in the heat.
Ross Head Jr. holds the lead to Fancy, an American Paint Horse, while his son Wilson gives her a bath to cool her off at the their stable in Mount Olive.
Humans aren't the only ones feeling the heat this summer as temperatures climb into triple-digit misery. Animals suffer in extreme weather, too, and the dog days of July and August can be dangerous if pet owners aren't vigilant, experts...
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