Understanding and recognizing dog heat stroke, in order to prevent dogs from getting overheated in the heat of the summer months and developing hyperthermia, is just as important as dog owners protecting themselves and their children from overexposure to the sun and heat.
When dogs are exposed to high temperatures, heat stroke or heat exhaustion can be the result, requiring immediate medical attention. Serious health results can occur in dogs from heat stroke, including death, unless detected early enough for the dog to receive needed care and attention. Hyperthermia in dogs is deadly serious.
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