Emergency Vets

Heat Stroke is a serious condition in Dogs!

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As the temperatures increase in Auckland- so do our pets body temperatures!

Heat Stroke in dog is a serious condition in Dogs.

Owners must insure that their pets are kept cool and looked after in our summer months.

As heat stroke progresses in your dog, it can lead to seizures, coma, sudden (acute) kidney failure, cardiac arrest, and death.
KNOW the Symptoms of heat stroke in your dog, please share with your friends so they too can learn about this serious summer condition!

Heavy panting
Increased salivation/excessive drooling
Thick, sticky-looking saliva
Rapid heart rate
Signs of dehydration
Increased body temperature (above 103˚ F)
A reddened or pale appearance of the gums and moist tissues of the body
Bright red tongue
Bloodshot eyes
Production of only small amounts of urine/no urine
Dizziness Weakness and/or lethargy
Depression
Vomiting blood and Diarrhea

If you are concerned about your pet call North Shore Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care team immediately on phone 443 5640 and make you way to 96B Ellice road in Glenfield
Open all weekends, 24 hrs on public holidays and open every night you can call our emergency team on phone 443 5640

 

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