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Dangers to young children and dogs

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Brum12 Sat 30-Jun-18 18:20:03

Hi hope your enjoying fab sunshine but do you know the dangers of tarmac on the bare feet of children and dogs,
Tarmac is a great surface but heats up very quickly and can burn young feet and dogs paws very easily
If the temp out side is 25 deg them the tarmac temp is 50 deg please keep dogs off tarmac on hot days as there paws are where they sweat from and can end up with blisters as can young children with no shoes on thank you have a great evening.

glammanana Sat 30-Jun-18 21:29:54

I spoke to 2 x people to-day about their dogs being tied up outside a local DIY store this lunchtime in direct sunlight,the owners where both older men whom I would have thought had more sense.
My little dog is taken out at 6.30am for 10mins then kept indoors she uses a tray if she needs to go during the day and has a final walk at about 8pm.

Bluegal Sun 01-Jul-18 19:46:37

Me too...I only take my dog out early morning and late evening. Don't let the kids go barefoot. Sadly a lot of people don't understand dogs can suffer from the effects of the sun too.