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Heatstroke in dogs

If your dog gets too hot they may develop heatstroke, which can be fatal. Would you know what to do?

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Dogs die in hot cars

Never leave your dog alone in a car on a warm day. If you see a dog in distress in a hot car, dial 999.

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