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Archive for December 7th, 2017

The Danger of Hypothermia in Dogs

Thursday, December 7, 2017
posted by Jim Murphy

We’ve spoken about how heat affects your dog. Today, we’re gonna talk about how the cold affects your dog.  A dog with hypothermia is a very cold animal who’s losing body heat faster than he could generate more. He’ll start to shiver to warm up and every hair will stand on end to trap heat.  If his body heat falls below 100.5 Fahrenheit, hypothermia can set it.  In mild cases, your dog will seem sluggish and slow.  Get him indoors and into a nice warm room and cozy dog bed and wrap him in a warm blanket. Let him warm up slowly. If he seems so sluggish that he is near collapse, rush him to the nearest clinic for treatment.  Even if your dog gets better, have him checked by your veterinarian. Hypothermia can cause permanent damage.

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