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Delhi Air Pollution: How to protect your pets during outdoor air quality alert

Published on Nov 08, 2023 01:07 PM IST
  • Poor air quality can affect our pets as much as it affects us. Here are six strategies to ensure the safety of your pets during hazardous air quality alerts.
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Poor air quality doesn't only affect human health but also poses a significant risk to our pets. With Delhi's air quality now in the 'severe' category, it is crucial to prioritize the well-being of both you and your pets. The dense smoke can lead to respiratory problems, chest discomfort, and asthma-like symptoms in pets. Here are some tips to ensure the safety of your pets during outdoor air quality alerts.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Nov 08, 2023 01:07 PM IST

Poor air quality doesn't only affect human health but also poses a significant risk to our pets. With Delhi's air quality now in the 'severe' category, it is crucial to prioritize the well-being of both you and your pets. The dense smoke can lead to respiratory problems, chest discomfort, and asthma-like symptoms in pets. Here are some tips to ensure the safety of your pets during outdoor air quality alerts.(Unsplash)

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Avoid going on walks during or immediately after rush hour. Vehicle exhaust and smog levels can be higher when roads are busier.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Nov 08, 2023 01:07 PM IST

Avoid going on walks during or immediately after rush hour. Vehicle exhaust and smog levels can be higher when roads are busier.(Unsplash)

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Incorporate the practice of monitoring the AQI in your city before taking your pets outdoors.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Nov 08, 2023 01:07 PM IST

Incorporate the practice of monitoring the AQI in your city before taking your pets outdoors.(Unsplash)

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Air pollution can have significant consequences for animals, much like its impact on humans. It's crucial to closely monitor your pets during periods of poor air quality to prevent any potential adverse health effects.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Nov 08, 2023 01:07 PM IST

Air pollution can have significant consequences for animals, much like its impact on humans. It's crucial to closely monitor your pets during periods of poor air quality to prevent any potential adverse health effects.(Unsplash)

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Regularly cleaning and replacing your pets' bedding, along with thorough vacuuming and dusting of your home, can reduce the presence of allergens, dust, and other irritants in your living space. Additionally, consider installing air purifiers or utilizing portable air cleaners to enhance indoor air quality.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Nov 08, 2023 01:07 PM IST

Regularly cleaning and replacing your pets' bedding, along with thorough vacuuming and dusting of your home, can reduce the presence of allergens, dust, and other irritants in your living space. Additionally, consider installing air purifiers or utilizing portable air cleaners to enhance indoor air quality.(Unsplash)

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During outdoor air quality alerts, it's advisable to keep your windows closed. This practice can assist in maintaining cleaner indoor air while you wait for a decrease in the AQI.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Nov 08, 2023 01:07 PM IST

During outdoor air quality alerts, it's advisable to keep your windows closed. This practice can assist in maintaining cleaner indoor air while you wait for a decrease in the AQI.(Unsplash)

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