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Pets: How to help four-legged friends beat the heat

As you plod along on a summer day, or dash from air-conditioning to car and back again, you're doing all you can to not pass out from the heat. There's a water bottle in your hand, shoes on your feet to protect them from hot concrete, and sweat-wicking clothes (as few as possible) on your body.

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What caused a chemical burn on my cat’s tongue?

Q: My daughter left for the week on July 1st and I left on July 4th, coming home later in the day on July 7th. I felt the adult cats would be fine on their own for a few days with plenty of dry food and water in the house where they are safe.

How to prevent dog bites

Dogs bite 4.5 million people annually, reports the CDC. Each year, more than 6,000 letter carriers will be victims of dog attacks.