ROCKFORD (WREX) -
Another group whos really vulnerable in this heat is family pets.
Winnebago County Animal Services advises that you keep your dogs, cats and any other pets inside in the heat. If they have to be outside, make sure they have shelter, water and food. Animal Services Representative Jennifer Stacy says neglecting your animals could get you in trouble. Pets can be impounded based on the extreme weather conditions.
Stacy says you also want to make sure you dont leave your pet inside you car, just leave them at home if you need to run an errand.
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