July 20, 2011 (CHICAGO) --
The oppressive heat can be dangerous for pets.
Here are a few tips on pet safety from the anti-cruelty society. If pets are outside, make sure they have a sheltered area with shade where they can rest.. And have plenty of fresh water available Try to take pets out for their walks during the cooler hours of the day in the morning or evening. And walk. Don't jog Never leave any in pets in cars. Even with the windows down heat builds up and it can be fatal