heatstroke in dogs

Heatstroke in Dogs

Heatstroke in dogs occurs when a dog’s normal body mechanisms cannot keep the body’s temperature in a safe range.  The average normal body temperature for a dog is 101.5 F. A dog with heatstroke will often have a temperature in the range of 104 F to 106 F. Severe heatstroke can result in gastrointestinal upset, dysfunction of internal organs, spontaneous internal bleeding, …