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Being aware of the dangers of summer

April 29, 2012
Parkersburg News and Sentinel

There's so much I adore about summer long evenings of daylight, fresh tomatoes, Reedsville corn and cookouts on my deck. But in my "shelter life" there are such dire hazards to summer weather, specifically the danger of heat and sun to our pets, that I could easily wish it away and beckon for fall's early arrival. I recently found myself doing just that as my neighbor's Golden Retriever, Edison, raced across the yard to greet me. Not so long ago this carefree boy was not my gleeful neighbor but rather a helpless victim of the dangers of summer.

 
 
 

 

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