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Old July 6th, 2010, 07:51 AM
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what difference in pets care do you make because of the heat

do any of you do anything different because of the heat?

Brina and I walk now at 6 am instead of 7 and cut back to 2 miles, we do it again at 8 pm, she has her pool set up so she can hop in at any time.

I also sit dishes of partially frozen water around my yard for the squirrels, birds etc, this morning I thought I was picking up a dead black squirrel, ended up just resting, he's about 7/8 weeks old and doesn't know enough to hide in the heat so I put food in the tree for him and will keep an eye on him today because of the cats. e have a/c but Brina still prefers to sleep in the sun in the sun room...what is it with black dogs liking the sun?
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Old July 6th, 2010, 08:02 AM
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Jasper can't tolerate the heat, he ends up panting and gets himself all worked up . Unfortunately for him that means he is not allowed outside to do what he loves best , hunting the chippies . It drives him crazy .


I, personally am not a fan of air conditioning, but have it on now for him.
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Old July 6th, 2010, 08:16 AM
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Believe it or not , Churchill has been outside all day even with the heat wave we're having. He refuses to stay in ! He hangs out under the deck. I asked advices to someone who owns 2 Pyrenees and knows the breed well , he said Pyrenees are ok with extreme weather , cold & hot. So I check up on Churchill many times a day , change his water often , give him frozen treats (I make ice cubes with plain yogourt).
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Old July 6th, 2010, 08:18 AM
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I do chicken stock (my own so no sodium) ice bowls for Brina

love4himmies, I don't like that a/c either and usually only use it an hour before hubs gets home (he's a welder, hot job) but the last two days I've had it on for my grandson staying here. we always seem to have a breeze here.
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Old July 6th, 2010, 08:37 AM
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It's 37 degrees - zero breathing air and only 9h30 am toilet breaks, that's it ... even with AC my house is still hot
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Old July 6th, 2010, 08:43 AM
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thats us during the day too , I let her out and pull her back in unless she's headed to her pool.
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