New Rockford Transcript - Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

Our Outdoors: Hot Dogs

 

September 20, 2021

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In warm weather make sure dogs have plenty of water to drink on a walk and at its end. If a dog is overheating, get it to a shady area quickly and provide lots of cool water to drink, while checking for more serious symptoms which may suggest heat-related illness.

In what has been an historically hot summer across much of the country, and certainly the upper Midwest, it's easy to assume those temperatures will stick around into fall. As the old saying goes, when in a drought, don't predict rain. But even in those average years over the past few decades, September and October have not been without their surges into the upper 80- and low 90-degree range, m...



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