Summer Safety Tips
Protect Your Pets
Keep your pets indoors when possible
Limit outdoor exercise to early morning or evening
Avoid long walks, hikes, or excessive play
Provide pets with extra, cool water sources
Consider dog booties for walking on hot pavement
Play in sprinklers or in a kiddie pool outside
Test the pavement with your bare feet before walking your dog. If it’s too hot for bare feet it’s too hot for paws!
Never leave your pet in the car
Even with the car being parked in the shade and the windows cracked, the interior temperature can exceed 100 degrees very quickly
Many States and local governments have laws that prohibit leaving an animal unattended in a vehicle- It is illegal in Illinois!
Many summer products are toxic for pets including: