Animals do not have efficient cooling systems like humans who sweat when hot, so they get overheated more easily. Cats are smart enough to seek shade and lie low on a hot day. Dogs would be, too, if left to their own devices – but an invitation from his human to go for a walk [...]
Summer fun is upon us, and for many areas of the country, summer heat.
Shade and water are the life-savers from heat exhaustion and dehydration. Unlike us, dogs don’t sweat – they cool themselves primarily by panting; and they lose a lot of moisture from their system as they do. A dog’s body is 90% [...]