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JUNE 23, 2010

Summer scorchers – How to recognize and avoid heatstroke in pets

With the dog days of summer before us, pet owners should beware of the dangers of heatstroke in pets.

Heatstroke is a life-threatening condition that results when pets cannot adequately rid themselves of excess body heat. Pets rely on panting to cool down. Although panting is a very efficient way to control body heat, it is severely limited in areas with high humidity or low ventilation. The intake of cool, fresh water improves the cooling effects of panting.
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equine news bannerJUNE 23, 2010

Horse and burro management must be balanced with wildlife and other natural resource needs

DENVER - Arizona Game and Fish Department Director Larry Voyles this week told the National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board that federal proposals to change how wild horses and burros are managed must have a goal of ensuring a thriving ecological balance between horses and burros and wildlife, and include the involvement of state wildlife agencies.
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