By guest, Jul 15 2016 03:27PM
It may not be scorching sunshine, but the humidity can also be overwhelming for animals....
Top tips for keeping pets cool in hot weather:
Never leave pets in cars
Don’t let pets sit out in strong sun, or leave hutches, runs or cages in direct sunlight
Never put your bird cage close to the window or in direct sunlight
Give pets plenty of clean, fresh water at all times
Know the signs of heatstroke
Trim long-haired pets
Walk dogs in the morning or evening
Check your rabbit - flystrike
Discard any leftover food
Cool your small furry pets down with ice
Take extra care if transporting pets in hot weather
Check your fishponds and aquaria
Click on the link for some simple in depth advice from the PDSA....