By Brady Lang
With multiple heat warnings and air quality statements issued across Saskatchewan in the last 24 hours, it’s important to look after every member of the family, including pets.
Jennifer Kaye, assistant manager at the Battlefords Humane Society, explained what can happen to our four-legged friends when it comes to extreme heat and low air quality.
“The biggest thing that can happen is heat stroke,” she said. “It has a serious effect on animals. It makes them restless and agitated, increased heart rates, [and] breathing distress also with the heat and smoke.”