Daily Archives: May 16, 2014

Heatstroke and dehydration are serious conditions in dogs, and it is important that as dog owners we are aware of the causes, symptoms and treatments for both. During the summer months, when temperatures sore, the potential for your dog suffering from heatstroke and dehydration increases. These conditions can be fatal or at the least cause serious health issues in your dog.

Heatstroke and Dehydration in Dogs

Summer BBQ's, days in the park and holidays are all fun and relaxing summer activities, however bring with them a unique set of problems for dogs. When the sun is out, we want to be outside enjoying it, and often our dogs are with us. Vets however report an increase in dog injuries and illnesses over times like holiday weekends and periods of increased sunshine. It is important to be aware of the hazards and possible causes of problems for our dogs so we can avoid them. The last thing you want when you are relaxing over a holiday weekend is a rush to the vet.

Summer BBQ’s and Days Out with Your Dog