Wednesday, June 26, 2013 8:09 pm
With the summer here, pet travel is at its height. Whether you’re parking in the shade, just running into the store, or leaving the windows cracked, it is still not OK to leave your pet in a parked car. The temperature inside a car can skyrocket after just a few minutes. Parking in the shade or leaving the windows cracked does very little to alleviate this pressure cooker.
Wednesday, June 26, 2013 7:34 am
Summertime is full of fun, freedom and hot dogs, and we don’t mean the kind you get at the ballpark. Although an exact number is difficult to find it is estimated that thousands of dogs die every year from heat-related causes. A little information and common sense can save lives.
Thursday, June 21, 2012 10:02 am
Let’s face it — Phoenix is hot. And according to recent studies, Phoenix tops the list of America’s hottest cities with temps averaging between 89 and 99 degrees year-round, which is why it’s so important to keep pets safe from the scorching Arizona sun.
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 5:45 pm
Summertime is full of fun, freedom and hot dogs, and we don’t mean the kind you get at the ballpark. Although an exact number is difficult to find it is estimated that thousands of dogs die every year from heat related causes. A little information and common sense can save lives.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 1:46 pm
I was in the gym sweating up a storm. As the salty droplets fell from the tip of my nose, from my armpits and even from my knees I wondered, “Why do we sweat when we exercise?” Why do we sweat more in the heat of summer or when we have fevers? Why do we sweat more if we become nervous, angry or embarrassed? The quick answer, of course, is that it is the body’s way of cooling itself. I knew that, and you probably do, too. But why and how does the body know it needs to sweat to cool itself down?
Thursday, May 3, 2012 5:15 am
With temperatures expected to reach the 100-degree mark soon, the Arizona Animal Welfare League & Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (AAWL & SPCA) is reminding pet owners not to leave animals in their cars and offering other ways to keep them safe.