Summer is surely coming to an end --the kids are back to school and the days will slowly become shorter and cooler. The end of the sweltering heat isn't always a bad thing! Autumn is a great time for some outdoor adventures with your pet: the air is crisp and there is notheing better than rolling in a pile of red and gold leaves together. Just like any other time of year, here are some tips to watch for. Rodenticides , mushrooms, grumpy snakes, engine collant, bonfires, heating devices and hunting.