It’s important for pet owners to consider hot weather safety during the summer months. Heat stroke, paw pad burns from hot asphalt, and sunburns are all potential risks for pets during the summer. Short-nosed dogs, like bulldogs and pugs, and dogs with a heavy coat are at an elevated risk for heat stroke. VetDepot’s Summertime Safety for Your Pet infographic provides important information on recognizing the signs of heatstroke and tips for keeping pets safe.
Do you know how to recognize the signs of heat stroke in your dog?