Use common sense when traveling with pets
With temps closing in on 100 degrees, local pet owners need to think twice before taking their pets to the lake or even while running an errand or two. The South Texas heat can put your pet at risk for overheating because dogs cool their bodies by panting, which is much less effective than sweating.
It’s best to leave your pet at home during hot weather, but if you do want your pet to come along you must bear in mind:
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