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How to Keep Your Pets Safe in a Heat Wave

Dogs locked in cars can die from heat exhaustion even in relatively low temeratures. On an the glass of the windows and windshield can heat the interior to 100 degrees. Credit: MSPCA

By: Nate Homan

With temperatures expected to be in the 90’s through the end of the week, take a few minutes to see how you can keep your pets safe during a heat wave. According to the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Ani
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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - July 18, 2013 at 1:19 am

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Tips to Keep Your Pet Safe From the Heat This Summer

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From the ASPCA:

For many people, nothing beats lounging in the backyard on the Fourth of July with good friends and family — including the four-legged members of the household.

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - July 6, 2013 at 11:43 am

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Heat Wave Hits Boston

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With temperatures above 90 degrees this week, the city of Boston is reminding residents to look out for those who may be vulnerable to the heat.

Temperatures reached 90 degrees on Monday and Tuesday and were expected to reach 90 again on Wednesd
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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - June 27, 2013 at 1:30 pm

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Heat Wave Hits Boston

Skies over Back bay looked hazy during Boston's first heat wave of the summer. Temperatures reached 90 degrees in Boston.

With temperatures above 90 degrees this week, the city of Boston is reminding residents to look out for those who may be vulnerable to the heat.

Temperatures reached 90 degrees on Monday and Tuesday and were expected to reach 90 again on Wednesday. 

The Boston Public Health Commission is urging people to stay hydrated and to keep an eye out for neighbors that might be more vulnerable to the heat, such as the elderly and young children.

“Children and the elderly are particularly susceptible to heat-related illnesses and injuries, but everyone should remember to limit their activities during very hot weather, drink plenty of fluids, and avoid beverages that contain caffeine or alcohol,” the city said in a statement. “When outdoors, limit strenuous activity, wear sunscreen and loose, light-colored clothing, and rest often in cool, shady areas. Additional measures to beat the heatinclude avoiding cooking, taking cool showers or baths, and staying in air conditioned areas whenever possible.” read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - June 25, 2013 at 8:47 pm

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