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Ridgewood Veterinary Hospital : Never leave your pet in a parked car


July 5,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, according to Ridgewood Veterinary Hospital there’s nothing fun about excessive heat for your pets-heatstroke can kill.
-Never leave your pet in a parked car. On a 70 degree day the car temperature can rise above 150 degrees in minutes.
-The most susceptible to heat stress are very young or elderly pets, pets with a history of heat stress, short-nosed breeds, overweight pets and pets with any cardiovascular or respiratory disorders.
-Prevent heat stress by providing plenty of fresh water at all times, provide adequate ventilation and air circulation when pets are confined, provide adequate shad whenever pets are outdoors and avoid excessive exercise of pets in extreme heat.

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