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Question: What Are The Signs Of Heat Stroke In Pets?

By: Christine Attridge-Hardy Imagine not being able to shed your winter clothes on a hot summer day, and your only means of cooling off was by panting. Dogs and cats have little choice when it comes to keeping cool in summer heat. Recognizing the signs of heatstroke will allow for prompt treatment; and time is of […]

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Heat Stroke in Pets

  WHAT IS IT? Elevated body temperature >41 C (106 F) and increased respiratory effort,without signs of infection or inflammation. Normal body temperature for a dog is 38.0 – 39.0 C (100.4 – 102.2 F)   HOW DOES IT HAPPEN? Heat dissipating mechanisms (evaporation from the surface of the tongue and panting) cannot keep pace […]

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Diets and Dog’s Hearts

Recently there has been a suggestion of a link with some dogs developing heart disease while eating some foods.  That’s a lot of variables at play. So let’s look at what we do know.

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