It’s really important to pay attention to summer safety tips for pets.

As things heat up during the summer months, your dog’s health can take a turn for the worse if you’re not careful.

Hot weather can result in dehydration, heat exhaustion, heat stroke, and other problems that can be disastrous for your pet.

Christine McLarty from the Humane Society of Tampa Bay joins Gayle Guyardo the host of the nationally syndicated health and wellness show Bloom with important information to keeps your pets safe.

Bloom airs in 40 markets across the country, with a reach of approximately 36 million households, and in Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands and Madison, WI.

You can watch Bloom in the Tampa Bay Market weekdays at Noon on WTTA: Spectrum 1006; Frontier 514; DirecTV 38; Dish 38; Comcast 43, and look for Bloom early mornings on WFLA News Channel 8.