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Wednesday, July 05, 2006

This Should Be Common Sense, But...

People still need to be reminded that a hot car is no place to leave pets (or children). Even with the windows open, it's a bad idea whenever the temperature tops 70 degrees.

If you have no choice about leaving a pet in the car, make sure it's only for a few minutes, that you park in the shade, that all windows are open a few inches, and if possible, there's a water bowl in the vehicle.

Click here to read a story in yesterday's Herald about the dreadful heat-stroke deaths that have resulted from ignoring this common-sense advice.


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