Lidl’s thermal bed which helps keep mutts warm (Picture: Lidl/Getty)Pooches across the UK can expect to be truly pampered this winter – thanks to supermarket giant Lidl.Your dog could be this comfy (Picture: Lidl)According to Lidl, the seasonal bed is designed for medium-sized pets – or smaller dogs who love extra room.
Short nosed pets are most vulnerable in hot temperatures (Picture: Shutterstock) French bulldogs can overheat and suffer sun strokes (Picture: Getty Images)If you are concerned about your dog, please call a vet immediately as heat stroke can be fatal if not caught quickly.
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.
The summers have arrived and in case you are a pet parent, we bet you would be worried thinking how this scorching heat is taking a toll on your pooch’s health. Well, a dog’s body temperature is warmer than ours and is prone to getting dehydrated and even heat strokes during this time.
Unlike humans, pets cannot sweat through their body surface; they depend completely on panting to cool themselves. 5) Never leave your pet in the car in this weather, as he will be prone to heat stress. The Reason Doctors No Longer Prescribe Diabetes Meds (Watch).
It was half covered in snow and (she) said it probably wasn’t going to make it,” says Allison Baker, whose friend had first found the kitten.
Fluffy the cat turned into ice statue (Image: Animal Clinic of Kalispell/Facebook) Vet Jevon Clark told local TV channel KULR how Fluffy’s body temperature was way below the usual 38.33 (101F) for cats.
On Tuesday, the Animal Clinic of Kalispell in Kalispell, Montana, introduced the world to Fluffy, a longhaired domestic cat, and shared her miraculous story on Facebook. Animal Clinic of Kalispell/Facebook When staff started treatment, Fluffy's body temperature was under 90 degrees.
“It took about four days for Charlie to recover at home as his muscles were sore and I also had to keep him calm, which wasn’t easy.” With the coldest weather of the winter striking the UK this week, bringing snows and heavy frosts, Vets Now are warning how pets can be at risk from heat stroke and hyperthermia – conditions normally associated with hot summer months.
Read More: UK weather forecast:Arctic SNOWSTORM to hit Britain in 24 HOURS UK cold weather: Pay attention to your dog, some may love the snow and some may hate it (Image: GETTY) 3 - Wrap up warm Sweaters and doggy jackets are ideal for safe and comfy walks in the winter weather but don't forget your dog’s feet.
(Picture: Getty)When our pets shake it’s easy to pass it off as a sign of them being too cold but there are other causes of cats and dogs shaking, trembling or shivering.
Police officers smashed open the car window to free the dogs (Picture: RSPCA)RSPCA Inspector Alice Cooper said: ‘Both the dogs were panting heavily and were extremely distressed. Penny and Zoe were signed over to the RSPCA after the incident and are now being looked after by staff at York Animal Home.
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.
Luckily, the quick thinking of her rescuer spared her.Source:SuppliedLike humans, animals can also suffer in the cold without sufficient warmth and protection.Every winter, almost 5600 animals are taken care of by RSPCA NSW.As temperatures start to drop off across the state, RSPCA NSW urges pet owners to consider the effects of the bitter weather on their pets.RSPCA NSW Yagoona Hospital’s managing veterinarian, Dr Christina Zhu, provided five tips to keep pets out of harm’s way this winter.1.