Pets and Care


OR BATH DURING A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM IS DANGEROUS… TONIGHT ON KX NEWS AT 10–WHAT OTHER KINDS OF THINGS YOU SHOULD AVOID USING WHEN STORMS ARE IN THE AREA. (MIRA) AND…AS WARMER WEATHER APPROACHES, DON’T FORGET ABOUT YOUR PETS. THERE ARE SOME EXTRA PRECAUTIONS YOU SHOULD TAKE FOR THEM. WE SPOKE TO A LOCAL PET RESCUE VOLUNTEER WHO SAID TO PREPARE YOUR PETS’ PAWS IF YOU DO A LOT OF WALKING OR RUNNING– BY WIPING THEIR FEET OFF WHEN THEY COME HOME. PETS OFTEN LICK THEIR PAWS, SO MAKE SURE THEY’RE NOT INGESTING FERTILIZER AND GAS FROM STREETS OR LAWNS DURING THE SUMMER MONTHS. AND, KEEP YOUR PETS ON SIDEWALKS AWAY FROM CHEMICALLY TREATED AREAS. WHETHER YOU’RE OUT WALKING YOUR DOG OR RUNNING ERRANDS, IT’S IMPORTANT TO ALWAYS BE AWARE OF THE TEMPERATURE. (TERRI WOO/VOLUNTEER AT FURRY FRIENDS ROCKIN RESCUE) WITH UPCOMING SUMMER TEMPERATURES THAT WE’RE HOPING TO GET, I JUST ENCOURAGE PEOPLE DON’T LEAVE YOUR PETS IN YOUR VEHICLES ESPECIALLY WITH THE WINDOWS UP. YOU KNOW, SOMETIMES WHEN YOU RUN TO THE GROCERY STORE OR WHATEVER, YOU THINK YOU’RE GOING TO BE 5-10 MINUTES, QUITE OFTEN, MORE REALISTIC YOU’RE 20 MINUTES TO HALF HOUR PLUS. (MIRA) SHE ALSO SAID, IF YOU SEE SOMEONE WHO HAS LEFT THEIR ANIMAL IN A CAR, FEEL FREE TO CALL THE LOCAL POLICE DEPARTMENT, A LOCKSMITH, OR AN ANIMAL SHELTER. (KALBERER) IN CONTINUING COVERAGE– NORTH DAKOTA HUNTERS WILL SEE AN INCREASE IN

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