It is officially summer. It’s scorching hot here. Temperatures hover above 33°C and people are finding it uneasy, dizzy and very greasy moving around. Continue reading Heat Stroke In Pets
Environmental temperatures that exceed thermoneutral zone (TNZ) of dogs are considered hot. When we talk of TNZ, this is the temperature range wherein a dog produces heat (to keep warm when it’s cold) and loses heat (to keep cold when it’s hot) at an equal rate. Continue reading FAQ: How hot is the environment for my dog?
The signs exhibited by your pet is a classical presentation of heat stroke. Emergency measures should be taken otherwise your pet might collapse. Before you run to a vet, stabilize first your pet. Best measure taken is to cover your dog with a towel soaked with room-temperature water. Continue reading FAQ: It is hot today. My dog is panting, feverish and shivering. What should I do?