Dog owners can reduce the threat of heatstroke by taking some precautions:

1.)  Never leave your dog alone in a car on a hot, humid, sunny day, even with the windows cracked open.  The temperature inside an unventilated car can reach well over 150 degrees within a short time.  A dog confined in the car can expire within 10 minutes.

2.)  Keep the interior of you residence comfortably air-conditioned and/or well ventilated during periods of extreme heat, whether or not you are at home with your d...


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