To avoid an emergency vet visit this summer, ensure you try to avoid these hazards and keep your pet safe.

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Your dog walking temperature guide

Read, download and add our summer dog walking temperature guide infographic to your own social media accounts to help spread the word.

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Summer emergencies in numbers

Last year we had over sixty-six thousand cases during summer. From bee and wasp stings to kebab skewers and corn on the cob, our infographic shows a breakdown of cases we have seen at Vets Now across the country.

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Don’t sweat it. Prevent it.

Know the signs of heatstroke, and how to tell if
your dog is suffering from it.

Find out more about Heatstroke

Be prepared, wherever you are this summer

If you’re enjoying a summer adventure, away from home, make sure you know where your nearest emergency clinic is – just in case. And remember, our vets are just a tap away with Video Vets Now. Book your appointment and get chatting to a qualified vet from your campsite, caravan, or conservatory. We’re here for you seven days a week from 8am – midnight on weekdays and 8am – 11pm on weekends.

Find out more about Video Vets Now

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