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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Posts Tagged ‘canine body temperature’

Keeping Your Pet Safe in the Summer Heat

Keeping Your Pet Safe in the Summer Heat

By Tiffany Hughes, DVMEmergency and Critical Care InternSummer is a great time to get outdoors with our four-legged friends, but caution must be taken to make sure they stay safe. Any dog can be at risk for heat stroke even outside of a hot car. Older dogs, overweight dogs, and short-snouted breeds like bulldogs, pugs, and boxers are at increased risk.Dogs do not sweat except from their paw pads. Their most effective way of cooling themselves is by panting. Some older dogs have paralysis of ... Full Story