Bend Vet, Heat stroke, Vet Clinic, Bend, Oregon

How to Prevent Heat Strokes in your Pet

Heat stroke, or hyperthermia, occurs when your pet fails to keep the body’s temperature within a safe range. Animals cooling systems are different than humans and they can easily get overheated, for example we cool off by sweating. The signs A dog that is suffering from heatstroke will show several signs, including fast panting, an

What NOT to feed to your dog!

Chocolate. One of our favorite foods, it is sadly quite toxic to our four-legged friends. The man toxic components are caffeine and theobromine, which are not metabolized and detoxified efficiently by the canine liver and kidneys. Depending on the dose consumed and the weight of the dog, chocolate can cause an extremely high heart rate,