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Animal Welfare
Protecting pets in hot weather

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DEFRA is urging pet owners to take extra care to protect their pets from the summer heat and to take steps to ensure their welfare.

In a statement issued jointly with the RSPCA and the BVA on June 3, Nigel Gibbens, the Chief Veterinary Officer, encouraged owners to think about the effects of hot weather on their pets. He commented, ‘You'd think that everybody would know about …

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