Labrador almost dies of heatstroke – even though it was overcast weather

Labrador almost dies of heatstroke – even though it was overcast weather

(Picture: My Family Vet/Thomas Richmond)A Labrador almost didn’t make it after suffering from a potentially fatal case of heatstroke in cloudy conditions.We went from having a great time playing in the park to suffering from heatstroke in the space of a few minutes.

Rescue German shepherd saves owner's life months after dog's adoption

Rescue German shepherd saves owner's life months after dog's adoption

The night that Brian Myers adopted Sadie, a 6-year-old German shepherd, he tried to take a picture of her at home in Teaneck, New Jersey.Sadie helped pull Brian Myers across the room after he collapsed from a stroke.

How to cool down a dog in the heat - Top tips

How to cool down a dog in the heat - Top tips

The hot weather is forecast to continue for the next few days, with temperatures continuing above 30C.However there are some easy tips you can use to ensure your dog stays happy and healthy in the summer heat.

Signs your dog has heatstroke

Signs your dog has heatstroke

Although dogs can be more likely to get heatstroke if they’re a flat-faced breed, have a long coat, are older, or are on certain medication, any dog can get it if they’re exposed to high temperatures.

Dog dies from kidney infection after overheating during boiling lunchtime walk

Dog dies from kidney infection after overheating during boiling lunchtime walk

Speedy died of a kidney infection after becoming too hot (Picture: Medivet)A dog has died after suffering from kidney failure and severe heatstroke during a lunchtime walk in the park.

Dog fighting for life after going for walk at lunchtime during heatwave

Dog fighting for life after going for walk at lunchtime during heatwave

Vets have worked tirelessly to stop the dog suffering from organ failure (Picture: Google Maps)They realised the dog would need a plasma transfusion to allow his blood to clot properly and rushed him to the nearest emergency animal hospital.

Dog almost died after overheating in UK heatwave while walking in park

Dog almost died after overheating in UK heatwave while walking in park

Finlay was left fighting for his life after his body temperature soared to 42.2°C (Picture: PA) He overheated while in a park in Glasgow (Picture: PA)The 38-year-old added: ‘His breathing became more laboured.

How to safely approach a dog you don’t know

How to safely approach a dog you don’t know

Tracy Genever, Head of Education at Blue Cross pet charity, told although it’s difficult to ascertain why hospital admissions have increased, she echoed it is important to notice the warning signs. Experts add it’s important children know how to safely behave around dogs (Picture: Getty).

Dog ripped off girl’s lip when she went to pet it in pub car park

Dog ripped off girl’s lip when she went to pet it in pub car park

Her family say she asked the dog’s owners if it was okay to stroke it (Picture: SWNS) Kiera needed three hours of surgery after a large chunk of her lip was ripped off (Picture: SWNS)Her grandmother Sharon Young, 57, said: ‘They told her the dog was child-friendly and had been told it was fine to stroke, so she petted it.

Heatstroke in Dogs: Signs, Treatment and Prevention

Heatstroke in Dogs: Signs, Treatment and Prevention

Summer is here, and with temperatures reaching all-time highs, it is critical that pet parents understand the dangers of heatstroke in dogs, including signs to look for, how to treat heat stroke or heat exhaustion in dogs and, most importantly, the best ways to prevent this emergency from happening.