Summer heat is a dangerous time for our four-legged pets. Dogs do not tolerate heat well enough, so a good owner should take care of his pet.
Dogs do not sweat, therefore, when overheated, it is quite difficult for them to lower their body temperature. Thermoregulation in them is carried out exclusively due to rapid breathing, therefore, in extreme heat, the dog is at serious risk of heat stroke.
It should be remembered that it is most difficult for dogs with flattened muzzles (pugs, bulldogs) to have an altered nasal passage. And of course, how the dog tolerates heat depends on the age, type of coat and health status of the dog. Continue reading