The dog days of summer can be dangerous for our four legged friends, as dogs are unable to keep themselves cool when temperatures rise. Dr. Jennifer Gage with Big Goose Veterinary Clinic says that leaving dogs in vehicles is often a recipe for disaster.
Gage points out that it can only take a few minutes for a dog to overheat in a car.
Gage said that there are many ways that a dog can overheat in the summertime.
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