Posts with tag heatstroke

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When is Panting Abnormal?

When we observe a dog who is panting, we tend to take it for granted because this behavior is so darned normal. But, is it always normal? While most panting occurs as a means of counteracting overheating (the canine version of sweating), it can also be prompted by a whole host of other reasons. Normal… read more


Save a Dog from Heatstroke – Here’s How

Let’s be honest. It’s happened to many of us. We misjudge. We’re misinformed. We get delayed. Then we return to our vehicle and find one of our dogs in distress. We all know how dangerous it is for dogs to be in cars and vans and trucks in warm weather. We’ve been warned and reminded… read more