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From: Ellen Rogalin, Clackamas County Department of Transportation & Development, 503-742-4274

05-31-16

Clackamas County

Media and Interested Parties

County Dog Services promotes tips on keeping pets cool and safe

With temperatures rising, Clackamas County Dog Services is advising all residents to be aware of the importance of keeping their pets cool.

Dog Services Shelter Supervisor Tamara Moxon states “It’s essential to remember that dogs and cats don’t sweat like people do. They eliminate heat through their mouth (by panting) and the pads of their feet, and can overheat quickly.”

To keep pets safe on hot days:

For more information, members of the media and public may contact Sarah Holcombe at 503-722-6729

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