Heat Stroke

By July 14, 2015Pet Talk

Your pets can get dehydrated very quickly on a hot day. Here are some tips on how to keep them cool this summer!

  • Give them plenty of fresh, clean water when playing outside
  • Make sure they have a shady spot where they can go to get out of the sun
  • Be careful not to over-exercise them when it is warm out
  • Keep pets indoors if temperatures get extremely hot
  • NEVER leave your pet in a car unattended

Know the signs of heat stroke:

  • excessive panting or difficulty breathing
  • increased heart and respiratory rate
  • excessive drooling
  • collapsing
  • vomiting and/or diarrhea
  • seizures
  • elevated body temperatures

If your pet is experiencing any of the symptoms above, call you Veterinarian immediately!

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Keep your pets cool and safe this summer!

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