At this time, Miami-Dade County is monitoring Hurricane Matthew.
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What if my pet is showing symptoms of a heatstroke?
Immediately take the following steps to gradually lower your pet's body temperature. Follow these tips, and it could save your pet's life:
- Move the animal into the shade or an air-conditioned area.
- Apply ice packs or cold towels to her head, neck, and chest or immerse her in cool (not cold) water.
- Let her drink small amounts of cool water or lick ice cubes.
- Take her directly to a veterinarian.
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