Protect Your Pets in the Summer

The AAHA (American Animal Hospital Association) has the following tips for keeping your pets safe in the summer:

1. Never leave you pet in the car

2. Keep your pet leashed when you go outside

3. Water, water everywhere

4. Pets need sunscreen, too

5. Say no to tangles

6. Watch out for antifreeze

7.Be cautious on humid days

8. Make sure your pet doesn’t overexert itself

9. Take it easy on pets that can’t deal with the heat

10. Bring them inside

11. Keep an eye out for heatstroke.

For more information on these tips, visit the AAHA website at:

http://www.healthypet.com/petcare/PetCareArticle.aspx?art_key=7733fb84-a684-439f-807f-476c2420460d

To find books on the care of your pet, vist the Library’s Pet Neighborhood.

Marta Miles

My name is Marta Miles, and I have been a reference librarian at TSCPL for 32 years. I'm a life-long animal lover and owner. I've owned guinea pigs, hamsters, fish, dogs, rabbits, and birds. I currently share my abode with a Bernese Mountain Dog named Boomer and a cockatiel named Piper. Come see me if you have questions about the Pets Neighborhood. You can also contact me if you have questions about books in our Home Neighborhood.