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High Temperatures Prompt Group to Issue Urgent
Leaving Canine Companions Out in the Sun Can Be
For Immediate Release:July 11, 2012
Contact: David Perle
Norfolk, VA -- PETA's Cruelty Investigations Department is flooded with
calls every summer about animals who suffer and even die in extreme pain while
left outside during hot weather. Unlike humans, dogs can't cool
themselves by perspiring. For dogs—especially those who are kept outdoors
chained or penned 24/7—hot summers are often deadly. For people who will not
allow their dogs indoors, PETA offers the following potentially lifesaving
If you see a dog showing
symptoms of heatstroke—including restlessness, heavy panting, vomiting,
lethargy, and lack of appetite or coordination—get the animal into the shade
immediately. Offer some water and lower the dog's body temperature by applying
a cool towel to the head and chest or immersing the dog in tepid (not ice-cold)
water. Then immediately call your local authorities and/or a veterinarian for
For more information, please visit PETA.org.
Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights? Read more.