One of the most preventable causes of deadly heat stroke and dehydration in dogs is being left in hot cars. Here are seven times heroes smashed windows to save dogs from hot cars, caught on video.
Dehydration is a condition where the loss of water from a dog’s body exceeds the amount of water that the dog is able to take in. Symptoms can begin with mild panting and dry nose or mouth and escalate to vomiting, illness, and death if left untreated.
As warmer summertime temperatures approach, it’s important to remember that dogs are vulnerable to injuries and illnesses related to hot weather, including heat stroke, dehydration, sunburn, and foot pad burns. The most dangerous condition may be heat stroke.