Five tips to prevent your dog from suffering a heat stroke

Summer, finally! The sun, the sea, and above all, the heat, a lot of heat, should a heat wave approach.

Surely, you are more than willing to enjoy this marvellous time together with your dog. It is essential though that one takes precautions to prevent your dog from suffering a heat stroke.

What is the heat stroke?

When it’s hot human body passes the heat by sweating. However, dogs have their sweat glands only in the pads of their paws and so their way for heat regulation is panting. Sometimes though panting is not enough for thermo-regulation, especially for those of them with a long fur, and that increases risk of suffering a heat stroke. Continue reading