Summer is on its way! There has been a lot of talk about leaving dogs in hot cars (DON’T DO IT!), but people also need to think about the temperature of the pavement. Dog’s pads can burn very badly on hot pavement!
Here’s a 5-second rule for pet owners that you can’t afford to ignore! Did you know that it literally takes less than a minute to burn (& blister) the pads of your dogs’ feet when walking on cement/concrete and pavement surfaces?! If you’re unsure whether it’s too hot to walk your dog on pavement/asphalt, here’s […]
Pavement, asphalt, wood, metal, sand and car or truck surfaces can become very hot during the summer months. These materials absorb heat from the sun and can stay hot for hours even after the sun has gone down. Temperatures on these surfaces can exceed 145° F!
“Asphalt gets very hot and can burn your pet’s paws, so walk your dog on the grass if possible,” the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) urged. But sometimes it can be hard to tell. Luckily, there’s a quick and easy test, courtesy of Moon Valley Canine Training, to see if the street temperature […]