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Vet Gives Warning After Dog's Paw Pads Burn Off From Hot Pavement


Summer is here, and it's going to be a hot one. And while we all know that we shouldn't leave pets alone in cars this summer, another thing that pet owners need to be careful about is whether the pavement they are walking on is too hot for their dog's paw. 

Medical Lake Veterinary Hospital, a veterinarian in Medical Lake, Washington, recently took to Facebook to share a warning after they treated a dog with severe burns to the pads of his feet. Veterinary Hospital Practice Manager, Jeannette Dutton, explainedon Facebook:

"Olaf walked over a mile on the Fish Trap Trail before his owner realized his pads were burned, and even then he wasn't whining or limping! He is one tough cookie (and exceptionally sweet cookie)."