Guernsey Police & GSPCA advice for dog and animal owners with hot weather

Submitted by Steve on 08:52, 2nd Jun, 2017 | 0

As the weather become increasingly warmer, people in Guernsey are being reminded not to leave their dogs alone in a car on a warm day.

Many people may think that it’s ok to leave a dog in a car on a warm day if the windows are left open or they’re parked in the shade, but the truth is, it’s still a very dangerous situation for the dog.  Steve Byrne, GSPCA Manager said:

“It can get unbearably hot in a car on a sunny day, even when it’s not that warm.  When it’s 22 degrees outside, the temperature inside a car can soar to 47 degrees within an hour.”

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Caring for animals in the sunny weather and Pickles the cat who suffered from skin cancer is now ready for a home

Submitted by GSPCA on 12:26, 7th May, 2013 | 0

Many of us love to enjoy the sunny warm weather but we are urging pet owners to be mindful of their animals.

Every year the GSPCA receives dozens of calls about animals left in hot cars and we also receive strays that have suffered from skin cancer.

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