RSPCA issues warning to dog-owners to protect their pets during heatwave

The RSPCA has warned dog-owners not to walk their pets during the heatwave
The RSPCA has warned dog-owners not to walk their pets during the heatwave

As temperatures soar above 30 degrees in the UK the RSPCA has issued a warning not to walk dogs during the heatwave.

Friday is set to be the hottest day of the year so far, with the mercury hitting 35 degrees in some parts of England. Saturday is expected to be even hotter, with temperatures reaching 37 degrees.

The RSPCA said: “Dogs need exercise, even when it’s hot. We recommend walking your dog in the morning or evening when it’s cooler to reduce the risk of heatstroke 

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Carole Baskin angered over cat imagery in ‘WAP’ music video

The sexually-charged video shows feline-inspired visuals of leopards and tigers, and displays big, exotic cats.

Tiger King’s Carole Baskin, 59, lashed out at rappers Cardi B, 27, and Megan Thee Stallion, 25, over the use of big-cat imagery in their new music video.

The official music video for “WAP” dropped on Friday, August 7 and features cameos from Kylie Jenner, Normani, Rosalia, Mulatto, and more.

READ MORE: Cardi B, Megan Thee Stallion cause internet frenzy with release of ‘WAP’

<em>Tiger King</em> star Carole Baskin. (Photo: Netflix)
Tiger King star Carole Baskin. (Photo: Netflix)

Directed by Colin Tilley, the sexually-charged

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IL Breaks 2,000 New Coronavirus Cases For First Time Since May

ILLINOIS — For the first time since May 24, Illinois has exceeded 2,000 new cases of the coronavirus. As the pandemic continues a resurgance across the state, health officials on Friday announced 2,084 new cases of the virus and 21 additional deaths from COVID-19, the respiratory illness it causes. The statewide total now stands at 190,508 confirmed infections and 7,613 known deaths. Another 1,300 probable cases and 209 probable deaths are not included in the official totals.

The latest deaths include:

  • Clark County: 1 male 60s

  • Cook County: 1 male 30s, 1 male 40s, 2 males 60s, 1 female 70s,

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Amid pandemic, woman finds enterprising opportunity with self-service spa for pets

In the midst of a pandemic that is strangling many businesses, Grace Piney has found a way to reinvent herself.

“Times of crisis are also good times because they are times of growth,” she said. “These are the times when people have to invent solutions that may not have existed, or have to accommodate solutions according to the new conditions.”

For Piney, the innovation came with a bark: Lavakan, an automatic dog spa. It’s like a mini car wash but for pets.

At Lavakan, located at 2955 SW Eighth St., pets are placed in an automated machine that cleans and

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‘You can’t be depressed here’

Christopher Vane fights back tears whenever he recalls something his mother, Ursula, used to say in her final years on Earth: “When I die, I’m going to have a barn up in heaven and I’m going to have all the animals and they’re going to stay with me.”

Sadly, Ursula died about six months before her son opened a no-kill sanctuary for farm animals — which he named Little Bear Sanctuary in her honor. (Ursula means “little bear” in Latin.)

“She was my biggest supporter,” Vane, 58, told TODAY. “She taught me compassion. She always loved animals. I know she’s

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