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Top tips for keeping your furry friends cool in summer

12 September 2019 3:37 PM
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Veterinarian Roy Aronson shares some of his top tips on caring for your pets during the warmer months.

With summer just around the corner and temperatures already hitting the 30's in some parts of the country, veterinarian Roy Aronson shares some of his top tips on caring for your pets during the warmer months.

Click below to hear the full conversation with Pippa Hudson.

If you take your dog to the beach, take water with you. Make sure you have a shaded area, put an umbrella up.

Dr Roy Aronson, Veterinarian

He's also asking pet owners to be mindful of the different exercise capabilities of different breeds.

For example, he says, taking dogs with shorter legs and larger bodies (like staffies and bulldogs) on long hikes in high temperatures can be fatal.

Heatstroke is not only about the sun and the heat on your dog, but the amount of exercise it does.

Dr Roy Aronson, Veterinarian

Listen to the full interview below:


12 September 2019 3:37 PM
Tags:
Dog
Pets
Summer
vet

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