HEAT STROKE IN DOGS - Dead in Minutes Even very fit, athletic dogs can suffer heat-related illnesses during the sizzling days of summer. Dogs have a higher body temperature than people and they don't cool down as efficiently as we do. Your canine buddy is designed more for insulation from the cold than for cooling down. In a very short period of time, an overheated dog can suffer critical damage to their brain, heart, liver and nervous system.
Baby, It's Cold Outside: Dog Winter Care! | Must-know tips to help you and your dog through the wintertime. | Despite your dog his thick fur, it doesn't mean your dog should be exposed to freezing temperatures for hours. If you leave your dog outside for an extended period, his body temperature can drop and lead to hypothermia or frostbite. Keep your dog safe during wintertime with these helpful tips. Click through to read more or repin and save for later.