Posts tagged "dogs in hot cars"

Leaves Dog and Child in Hot Car

Leaves Dog and Child in Hot Car
It’s bad enough to leave a dog alone in a hot car. It’s reprehensible to leave a child alone in a hot car. This is the first story I’ve reported on or have seen whee a child and also a dog have together been left to swelter in a hot car. Joshalin Evans, Rockville, MD... Read more »

Keepings Pets Safe in the Summer

Keepings Pets Safe in the Summer
Dogs can die in hot cars. According to the AAA Chicago Motor Club, when it’s 85 degrees outdoors, even with the  car windows open for cross-circulation, the dashboard will heat up to 170 degrees in 15 minutes. “How hot it can get in a car just blows me away,” says Dr. Mike Cavanaugh, executive director and... Read more »

Pet Summer Safety

Pet Summer Safety
Dogs can die in hot cars. And no wonder. According to the AAA Chicago Motor Club, when it’s 85 degrees outdoors, and even with windows open for cross-circulation, the dashboard of a car will heat up to 170 degrees in 15 minutes. “How hot it can get in a car just blows me away,” says... Read more »
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Summer Safety for Pets

Summer Safety for Pets
Dogs can die in hot cars. And no wonder. According to the AAA Chicago Motor Club, when it’s 85 degrees outdoors, and even with the windows open for cross-circulation, the dashboard of a car will heat up to 170 degrees in 15 minutes. Watch this clip  from WLS-TV morning news of me talking about pet... Read more »

Summer Safety and Pets from American Animal Hospital Association

Summer Safety and Pets from American Animal Hospital Association
Summer has arrived! Listen Here for tips from my national radio show, Steve Dale’s Pet World, from Dr. Mike Cavanaugh, executive director and CEO of the American Animal Hospital Association. And Dr. Cavanaugh says his dog Zoe always doesn’t go with the family when it’s really hot out. If you must run with your dog,... Read more »

Dr. Rubin Answers Pet Questions, Offers Warnings about Hot Weather

Dr. Rubin Answers Pet Questions, Offers Warnings about Hot Weather
Dr. Shelly Rubin is on WGN TV offering tips on pet care in sweltering heat….and is on TV with a very cute Shih Tzu available at the Anti Cruelty Society - Always microchip - Never leave dogs in hot cars - Always offer LOTS of water Dr. Rubin also talks about panic attacks in cars... Read more »
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Summer Safety for Dogs

In many places in America, this summer is a record steamer – and just as people can suffer with the heat, so can pets. From my TMS feature column, here’s a story I wrote with summer safety tips.            Spending summer with our families is what summertime is all about. However, non-human family members require special... Read more »

Heat Warnings Are For Pets Too

Heat Warnings Are For Pets Too
by guest columnist, Dr. Sheldon Rubin: Summer is a great time to enjoy our pets but it also requires common sense to avoid a tragedy.  •       Never leave your pet in an unattended car since temperatures can climb to more than 120 degrees in minutes. …. If you must run an errand, leave Fido or... Read more »

Baby, It's Hot Out There

Tips for keeping pets safe in the summer      Dogs (and cats) die in hot cars: Okay, even if it’s only 80 outside (which doesn’t sound so bad), in 15 minutes, even with windows cracked open, it hits over 115 inside a car (according to a Stanford University) study. Not being able to cool themselves... Read more »
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