12 News: Heat Safety for Pets

News Highlights:

  • Surviving the Arizona heat is always difficult during this time of year, especially for our pets. AHS encourages pet owners to bring their furry friends indoors this summer.
  • AHS’ EAMT™ and Animal Cruelty Investigators responded to 311 cases last week and of those cases, 47% were heat related.
  • A good rule of thumb to use: If you cannot keep your hand on the ground for 7 seconds, then neither can your pet.
  • Visit azhumane.org/nohotdogsaz for more pet heat safety tips.

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