- Animals can overheat just like people
- Plenty of shade and fresh water can help them stay cooler if they must be outside
Spending time with your family and pets outside can be fun, but while you are staying hydrated and cool, make sure you are taking care of your pets too.
Symptoms of overheating can include:
- Excessive panting
- Rapid heart rate
- High temperatures
- Staring off into space
- Feeling warm or dry to the touch
There are certain breeds that are more prone to overheating. Specifically animals with short snouts like boxers, bulldogs, and pugs.
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