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Mild spring weather potentially as dangerous for pets than extreme summer heatwaves, vets warn.


BVA warns pet owners not to be caught off guard by the seemingly cooler months of late spring and early summer.

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has released new statistics showing that during last year’s record-breaking heatwave, where temperatures soared to in excess of 40C, vets saw fewer cases of heat-related conditions in pets, such as heatstroke, burnt paw pads, sunburn and breathing difficulties, than the summer of 2018, which was by comparison significantly cooler.


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