Monthly Archives July 2017

Heatstroke in Dogs (and Cats)

  1. What is heatstroke, and what happens to a dog’s body when they are having one? Heatstroke occurs when the body can not get rid of excessive heat. It is EXTREME hyperthermia at the body’s core (usually a body temperature of 105-109 degrees F) and this extreme heat causes damage to many different tissues of the body.  For perspective, a dog’s NORMAL body temperature is 100-102.5 degrees F.
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Paws Around the City – Summer Pet Events

Summertime in Chicago is one of the best places to be. There is always something going on whether it’s a street festival, outdoor concert at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion or a movie at the Park at Wrigley. Here are some fun things to do with your pet this summer in the city!
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