Portland summers bring beautiful clear skies, hot outdoor fun, and a myriad of ways to enjoy the sunshine with your furry family members. Find out about a few additional hazards that come with the summer season.
Every year on Independence Day, many families experience pet emergencies. The celebration and festivities can cause several hazards to pets that can not only be distressing to them, but also harmful. Loud noises from exploding fireworks, unfamiliar guests, as well as fire hazards and holiday food can result in stress and injury to pets.
While urban farm animals – like chickens, goats and rabbits – are more accustomed to the changing outdoor temperatures, they still need some assistance to remain safe and cool during extreme summer temperatures.