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FOX 10 & CBS 5: Dog’s Paws Blistered from Hot Pavement

Written by: Kimberly Ring

News Highlights:

  • Bruce, a Border Collie, was found running along the 202 Red Mountain freeway on May 5, 2017.
  • On this day, temperatures that day reached 108 degrees, but even hotter was the pavement which reached a sweltering 160 degrees.
  • AHS' Emergency Animal Medical Technicians™ (EAMTs) picked up Bruce and found that all four of his paws were blistered and burned from running on the hot pavement.
  • Bruce was treated in AHS' Second Chance Animal Trauma Hospital™ for two weeks.
  • Bruce is now healed and able to walk on all four paws again!

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