15 Dec 2023

Tips for keeping pets safe over summer

From First Up, 5:47 am on 15 December 2023

The summer ahead could well be Aotearoa's hottest ever according to climate experts - even today it's going to be a scorcher in several spots!! After a rather wet and cold winter that could seem like a good thing - but, the rising mercury also has a dangerous side - especially for our furry friends. Nathan Rarere asked senior veterinarian Dr Ian Schraa for some tips to keep pets safe during summer and began with leaving dogs in hot cars.