Excessive Heat Advisory for San Diego and much of Southern California for the next 6 days means immediate shifts to dog walking. Finding time early morning of later in the evening to walk the paws with potty breaks and indoor games mid-day to reduce exposure to the heat. Our pets are counting on us to know when to pivot and shift routines to keep us safe. You can get booties to protect the paws but don't use them with a false sense of safety. Paws burns and excessive heat exposure are killers.
The temperatures listed below will help you know the pain your pups are experiencing when being asking to walk or run. It could kill them, and or burn their feet/paws.
If your pup is experiencing heat exhaustion in the 92129 area the closest urgent vet care is called VETERINARY URGENT CARE by ETHOS located at 12880 Rancho Penasquitos Blvd. San Diego,CA 92129 ph 858-732-9656
AIR TEMP CONCRETE ASPHALT
80 95 115
85 105 130
90 125 140
95 40 155
7 Second Rule: Place the back of your hand on the surface for 7 seconds.
IF it’s too hot for your hand, it is too hot for the paws!
Know the signs of Heat Exhaustion:
Normal 101 to 102
Requires Action 104
Dire Action 106
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