How to Help Fido Beat the Heat

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

PERMIAN BASIN - In the next couple of days we could be seeing triple digit temperatures, for us it's easy to keep cool, but what about our pets?

Local veterinarian Georgia Meyers tells NewsWest 9, because of our very hot and dry climate we need to be careful with our four legged friends.

She says in some circumstances cutting their hair can help them feel a lot better.

"You need to make sure that your pet has plenty of cool water, that they have shade, and access to shade," Meyers said.

if you don't protect your pet, they could get heat stroke and bed sores.

One last piece of advice, never leave your pet in a car.