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24th Jul 2019

How to keep your dog safe during a heatwave


High temperatures are dangerous for dogs

Most of the United Kingdom is basking in high temperatures at the moment, with record breaking heat hitting the capital and other areas.

While humans understandably love to soak up the sun while we can on these shores, our dogs aren’t quite as big fans of that big red orb in the sky.

Yes, they may sit out on the patio with their tongues out, or run around the park chasing the frisbee or tennis ball, but your dog could actually be suffering from the heat while they enjoy it.

We went down to the Battersea Dogs and Cats Home to get some tips on how you can spot when your dog is uncomfortable in the heat and how to keep them safe during a heatwave.