Hot summer days can be a source of suffering for your pet. Our unpretentious simple hints can help make life easier for your furry pals. It’s especially hard on long-haired animals; they can get heat stroke during a period of high temperatures.
17 July 2012
Record heat in the USA killed at least 64 people, with 15 states reporting heat-related deaths. For the near future, temperatures in mid-America will remain at about 40 degrees (104 degrees Fahrenheit). Local officials urged residents not to venture out without drinking plenty of fluids and to refrain from vigorous sports. In urban areas, special centres with air conditioning opened, where people could take refuge from the heat. In some areas, there were shortages of electricity because of the massive use of air conditioners. In addition, the situation seriously affected US farmers. In Iowa, excessive heat killed 4,000 head of cattle, ITAR-TASS reported.
28 July 2011
Voice of Russia World Service