Dog Body Temperatures-When to Worry

Posted on July 2, 2013 under Dog Articles

a golden retriever on the beach, with a range of dog body temperatures to worry about in the heat.

As a pet insurance provider for dogs and cats, Pets Best Insurance knows first hand how summer-time heat can be dangerous for pets.

-When a dog’s body temperature rises above 103 degrees Fahrenheit that is abnormal.

-A dog’s body temperature of 106 degrees or higher causes heat stroke.

-Heat stroke symptoms in dogs include red gums, extra drooling, wobbling, vomiting, diarrhea and collapsing.

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