The heat will be rising to around 90 or so this week, and while that may not qualify as extreme, it is some of the warmest weather we have seen for a while.  With that in mind the Alton Area Animal Aid Association reminds residents to use common sense with your pets, treating them like you would your children or the elderly.  

 

5A’s Executive Director Ric Jun says a little common sense goes a long way.

 

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He says that’s because the animals are likely to bathe in the water, turning the water dirty. 

 

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