Pet owners should also walk their pets before sunrise or after sunset.
“We’ve had some difficulties keeping him inside as well. Yeah, he gets really impatient. He’ll want to be outside, but his black fur does not help him,” said pet owners Miguel Sanchez and Anahi Garcia.
With the Central Coast still in a heatwave, C.A.R.E 4Paws says to really take care of their pets during this time.
“Well I mean don’t walk out on pavements, make sure their coats are thinned out so they’re not as hot. Make sure they have plenty of hydration, water is clean, fresh water, always a shade and always a means of cooling down like a mister or water fans air conditioning,” Abitia said.