Doggone Hot! Petplan Pet Insurance Offers Advice on Beating the Heat with Our …
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Help keep furry friends safe and healthy as summer temperatures get set to soar with these tips from America’s No. 1 pet insurance provider

Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) June 07, 2012

While there are still a few weeks left until the official start of summer, pet parents from coast to coast are already looking for ways to beat the heat. Restricting outdoor exercise and keeping cool in the shade are not just helpful hints for humans who want to stay healthy in the heat – they’re good ideas for pets, too! Petplan, America’s No. 1-rated pet insurance company, reminds pet parents to take extra precaution in keeping pets safe as thermometers spike.

Four-legged friends face many of the same dangers associated with hot weather that humans do, but the most dangerous is heat stroke, or hyperthermia.

“Hyperthermia is an extremely serious condition, not only because it can do permanent damage to a pet’s health, but also because it can progress so rapidly,” says Dr.

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