DOGS waiting in PARKED CARS !!!!!!!!!!!!!
Heat stroke is an emergency and requires immediate treatment...that applies to DOGS too!
Because dogs do not sweat (except to a minor degree through their foot pads), they do not tolerate high environmental temperatures as well as humans do. Dogs depend on panting to exchange warm air for cool air. But when air temperature is close to body temperature, cooling by panting is not an efficient process.
Heat stroke begins with
Treatment: Emergency measures to cool the dog must begin at once.
If you see a dog inside a car
and the weather is cool outside..
LEAVE A FLYER on the windshied.
*** if any of you can translate some of these into French for me - I would be my honour to post them.. Merci!
Here are 3 terrific handouts with lots of great info. You can hand them out ot friends, place on windshields, pass them out at the dog park, or just
print them out for yourself.
original from www.askavetquestion.com
**NOTES: Dog Rollercoaster animation from http://www.dogster.com/dogs/601497/photo/3599412
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