Have Fun in the Sun … but Beware!

We all love summer, and it’s even better when shared with our favoritepets. But be careful!

Here is the first of three installments on how to keep your pet safe in the sun:


White and lightly colored pets can experience sunburn and skin cancers too! Limit the amount of time they stay in direct sunlight – even basking in a sunny window counts.

Things to remember:

Temperatures in a parked car can reach 160 degrees in a matter of minutes even with partially open windows.

Exercise on a hot, humid day, even with plenty of water, can cause overheating.

Pets can burn their foot pads on hot pavement.