heatstroke

Which Dog Breeds Are Most At Risk From The Summer Heat?

Which Dog Breeds Are Most At Risk From The Summer Heat?

Here at the WoofPost, we’ve talked about protecting your dog from hot weather and the dangers of heatstroke, but some dog breeds are more susceptible to heat injury than others.  Make no mistake, all dogs are subject to overheating, heat exhaustion and heatstroke if the conditions are right. Heatstroke and heat exhaustion can lead to cardiac arrest and death.  But there are some breeds that just don’t do as well in the heat as others do. Dogs with very thick coats and long hair generally are more prone to heat injury than others. These breeds include the Alaskan Malamute, Siberian…
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Why Does Your Dog Pant?

Why Does Your Dog Pant?

All dog owners have seen their dogs pant. Especially after a long walk or a vigorous romp in the backyard. Panting, in itself, is a perfectly normal behavior. But when it’s linked with other symptoms it could be a warning that something is wrong. Panting is shallow, rapid breathing usually accompanied by your dog’s tongue flopping out of his mouth. Dogs usually pant because they are hot and are trying to cool off. This works by helping them to facilitate a quick exchange of cool air from the outside with the hot air inside their lungs. The air flowing inside…
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