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Hello,

I just read this story ["This Sidewalk Could Kill Your Dog," June 9] and was horrified thinking that that could have been me and my dog. (I used to live on Addison/Pine Grove.) If or when something like this occurs, what are ways to help my dog? And is there anything preventative to protect my pet in case he/she stumbles across one of these wet spots?

Diana Bachmann

Ravenswood Manor

Justin Hayford replies:

Dog-sized, rubber-soled boots are your best bet. One company advertises their "Hound Hikers" with the tag line "New Yorkers--Protect your dogs from low voltage shocks!"

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