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10 ways to help animals beat the heat this summer

Published on Mar 30, 2024 12:00 PM IST
  • Here are 10 ways to help animals stay cool and safe during hot weather.
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As temperatures soar, animals face challenges in coping with the scorching heat. Here are ten simple yet impactful ways you can help animals around you stay cool and safe during hot weather. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Mar 30, 2024 12:00 PM IST

As temperatures soar, animals face challenges in coping with the scorching heat. Here are ten simple yet impactful ways you can help animals around you stay cool and safe during hot weather. (Unsplash)

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Provide Fresh Water: Ensure a constant supply of fresh, clean water for birds, stray animals, and pets to stay hydrated in the heat. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Provide Fresh Water: Ensure a constant supply of fresh, clean water for birds, stray animals, and pets to stay hydrated in the heat. (Unsplash)

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Shade and Shelter: Create shaded areas in your yard or neighbourhood for animals to seek refuge from the sun, especially for stray animals and wildlife. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Shade and Shelter: Create shaded areas in your yard or neighbourhood for animals to seek refuge from the sun, especially for stray animals and wildlife. (Unsplash)

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Protect Wildlife: Place shallow dishes of water in your garden for wildlife like birds, squirrels, and insects to access during the heatwave. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Protect Wildlife: Place shallow dishes of water in your garden for wildlife like birds, squirrels, and insects to access during the heatwave. (Unsplash)

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Provide Wet Towels: Place damp towels or cloths in shaded areas for animals to lie on and cool down. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Provide Wet Towels: Place damp towels or cloths in shaded areas for animals to lie on and cool down. (Unsplash)

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Avoid Hot Surfaces: Keep in mind that pavements, roads, and metal surfaces can become extremely hot and can burn the paws of animals. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Avoid Hot Surfaces: Keep in mind that pavements, roads, and metal surfaces can become extremely hot and can burn the paws of animals. (Unsplash)

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Offer Cooling Treats: Freeze pet-safe treats like ice cubes with fruit or broth for pets to enjoy a refreshing snack. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Offer Cooling Treats: Freeze pet-safe treats like ice cubes with fruit or broth for pets to enjoy a refreshing snack. (Unsplash)

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Grooming: Regularly groom pets with thick coats to help them stay cool and prevent heat-related issues. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Grooming: Regularly groom pets with thick coats to help them stay cool and prevent heat-related issues. (Unsplash)

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Limit Exercise: Avoid strenuous exercise during the hottest parts of the day to prevent heat exhaustion in pets and animals. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Limit Exercise: Avoid strenuous exercise during the hottest parts of the day to prevent heat exhaustion in pets and animals. (Unsplash)

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Check for Signs of Heat Stress: Be vigilant for signs of heat stress in animals, such as excessive panting, drooling, or lethargy, and take immediate action if needed. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Check for Signs of Heat Stress: Be vigilant for signs of heat stress in animals, such as excessive panting, drooling, or lethargy, and take immediate action if needed. (Unsplash)

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Spread Awareness: Educate others about the importance of helping animals in hot weather and encourage community involvement in providing relief for animals during the scorching heat.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Mar 30, 2024 12:00 PM IST

Spread Awareness: Educate others about the importance of helping animals in hot weather and encourage community involvement in providing relief for animals during the scorching heat.(Unsplash)

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