Keep your pet safe from these summer health hazards

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    For most people, summer means lazy days at the pool or beach, lots of sunshine, and outdoor barbecues with family and friends.

    But certain outdoor activities -- along with the extreme heat the season often brings -- can put your pet's health at risk and may even be life-threatening.

    Read on to learn how to keep your pet safe from some of the most common summer health hazards.

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