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During the COVID-19 pandemic, and after experiencing recent earthquake activity in the northern Utah area, the Utah Humane Society is sharing the following tips to keep your pets safe in case of an emergency. Click HERE to read additional tips regarding natural disaster preparedness considerations to reduce injury, loss, and suffering during a disaster.
Safety concerns increase with the temperatures as more pets spend time outdoors during the summer months. The extreme heat poses dangers for people and pets alike. Pet owners should minimize outside exposure for their pets during the day to prevent heat exhaustion and heatstroke. If you notice signs or symptoms of heat-related illness in your pet, take them to your veterinarian immediately. Heatstroke can be fatal if not treated promptly.