By CHRIS AGEE | firstname.lastname@example.org
Experts offer several reminders to pet owners during the hot Texas summer months since animals can be especially susceptible to the heat.
According to Sherry Seabolt of the Palo Pinto County Humane Society, one major cause of heat-related injury comes from owners leaving their pets inside a vehicle.
A Mineral Wells police spokesperson was unaware of any such reports so far this summer, but Seabolt said conditions are “going to get worse.”
Even if an individual is planning just a quick trip inside, she said it is never wise to leave an animal inside a car.
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