Calls to watch pets on hot days

February 22, 2024 9:05 am in by

Mildura is forecast to reach 43 today, making it one of the hottest places in the state.

It’s not just family and friends we should be checking on in today’s heat, with vets encouraging us to keep an eye out for our pets.

Vet Julia Ferguson says dogs and cats especially can struggle with the heat, and it’s important to keep an eye on them.

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And dog owners are being reminded that today’s heat makes it dangerous to walk your pooch, or leave it in the car.