How to keep your dog safe during record-setting Austin heat

6/6/2022 11:57:00 PM

How to keep your dog safe during record-setting Austin heat. | @emmmawillliams

How to keep your dog safe during record-setting Austin heat. | emmmawillliams

Austin Pets Alive! is waiving adoption fees through mid-June to encourage more people to adopt as the city experiences 100-degree weather.

KUTThe local animal shelter is warning pet owners about the dangers dogs can face during extreme heat.This summer in Austin is shaping up to be an especially hot one. Just days after thehottest May on record, forecasters predict temperatures to break 100 degrees every day this week.

With high temperatures upon us, the local animal shelter Austin Pets Alive! is warning pet owners about the dangers dogs can face in these conditions. Dogs only sweat through their mouth, feet and ears, so they're more susceptible to heat exhaustion than humans. The possibility of heat exhaustion increases in dogs that are overweight or have long fur or a short nose.

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/ KUT The local animal shelter is warning pet owners about the dangers dogs can face during extreme heat.Stephen Spillman/Associated Press AUSTIN — Texas couldn’t have drawn it up any better.“I’ve never loved somebody I’ve never met more than Elvis.Dripping Springs (Texas) four-star quarterback Austin Novosad landed an offer from Ohio State this week after a camp visit in Columbus that left Ryan Day and quarterbacks coach Corey Dennis impress.

This summer in Austin is shaping up to be an especially hot one. Just days after the hottest May on record , forecasters predict temperatures to break 100 degrees every day this week. First baseman Ivan Melendez smoked his 30th home run of the season into the street during a five-run first inning that lasted 26 minutes. With high temperatures upon us, the local animal shelter Austin Pets Alive! is warning pet owners about the dangers dogs can face in these conditions. Dogs only sweat through their mouth, feet and ears, so they're more susceptible to heat exhaustion than humans. And bullpen-game starter Travis Sthele provided three rock-solid innings, followed by three more from Jared Southard, two from Andre Duplantier and one from Lebarron Johnson Jr. The possibility of heat exhaustion increases in dogs that are overweight or have long fur or a short nose. Subscribe.

There will be no adoption fees through June 16 during the Austin Pets Alive! “Heat 'Waive’” special. 9 national seed Texas doesn’t have to do it all over again Monday. The animal shelter hopes free adoptions will encourage more people to adopt, moving dogs from APA kennels into air-conditioned homes. Austin Pets Alive! recommends these summer protocols to ensure your dog stays healthy: Check the sidewalk : Hold your hand on the sidewalk for 10 seconds. Texas now awaits the winner of Monday afternoon’s Greenville Regional final between eighth-seeded East Carolina and Coastal Carolina. If the sidewalk or pavement is too hot for you to hold your hand on for this short time, it is too hot for your dog’s paws. Be careful outside : Whenever playing with your dogs outside, make sure to bring water for them, just as you would for yourself.C.

Try to only go outside for short periods of time in the mornings and evenings when it’s cooler. Keep your dog in the shade as much as possible. “Regional champs is something pretty special. Check for warning signs : If your dog has red eyes or its tongue is hanging unusually far out of its mouth, that could indicate heatstroke. Your dog lagging behind on a walk can also be a sign of overheating. “To be able to come in and play well and play in front of our crowd and finish it like today was pretty special. Never leave your dog in your car : Your car can reach 129 degrees on a 95-degree day in just 30 minutes.

Even a short period of time in a hot car can have devastating impacts on the health of your dog. And they did just that, storming back from a four-run hole to advance to the finals against the Longhorns. Tags .