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Cool Cats and Hot Dogs- A guide to Pet Health

COOL,CATS HotDogs A GUIDE TO KEEPING YOUR PETS TEMPERATURE STABLE IN THE HOME Keeping your pet at a comfortable temperature is essential for your pet's health, failure to do so could in extreme cases cause heatstroke or hypothermia. This guide is designed to give you some helpful and practical tips to use at home to ensure a safe and happy life for your little friend, as well as giving helpful tips to follow if you do find your pet suffering due to temperature related issues. Temperature Guide Dog 38.6°C (101.5°F) Human Cat Core Body Temperature Heat Fever/Heatstroke Fatal Core Body Temperature 37°C (98°F) 38.6°C (101.5°F) 41°C (105°F) 43°C (109°F) 40°C (103.5°F) 42°C (107°F) 39.4°C (103°F) 42°C (107°F) Cold Hypothermia Onset Fatal Core Body Temperature < 35°C (95°F) < 26°C (79°F) < 37.7°C (100°F) < 27°C (80.6°F) < 37°C (99°F) < 27°C (80.6°F) Fatal Human Core Body Temp Fatal Cat & Dog Core Body Temp Human Heathstroke Dog Heatstroke Cat & Dog Core Body Temp Cat & Dog Hypothermia -Human Core Body Temp 43 CFLIR FLIR 42 41 40 39 38 37 36 OFLIR 2005-11-25 23:43:20 Tatm= 35 34 33 32 31 30 29 28 FCat & Dog Fatal Core Body Temp Human Fatal Core Body Temp 27 26 Keeping Pets Gool In Summer Room with closed curtains Plenty of water available Cool floor / shaded tiled floor Ensure shady areas available in the garden Supply water outdoors also Well ventilated area Shaving cats and dogs Gentle rub down with water / alcohol mix Brush daily to avoid matted fur which traps heat Ice cubes in the water Frozen peas covered in sock Signs of heatstroke O Agitation/Distress O Heavy Panting O Vomiting O Glazed Eyes O Difficulty Breathing O Drooling O Bloody Diarrhea O Increased Respiration O Staggering O Skin Hot to the Touch O Weakness O Increased Heart Rate Treating heatstroke Do Don't OAct fast olmmerse cat in Olf mildly affected, take them cold water to cool indoor environment with fan OGive water to Olf severely affected, pour water over unconscious animal fur and surround with icepacks in towels and call vet Keeping Pets Warm In Winter Little dog coats Heated mats Blanket next to radiator Cat beds on the radiator Overheating in winter, Outdoor cat house keep one room central heating free / dog house Signs of Hypothermia o Violent Shivering O Slow Respiration O Shallow Respiration o Lethargy O Frostbite on Feet O Frostbite on Tips of Ears O Pale or Blue Gums O Slow Heart Rate Treating Hypothermia Do Don't O Wrap pet in warm blankets O Force pet to drink O Wrap a hot water bottle in a towel warmed liquids and place it on dogs abdomen O Use hair dryers to warm up pet, but be careful not to cause burns. O Give option of warmed water to drink O If severe, get immediate veterinary attention O Consider warm water baths for dogs with very mild hypothermia Sources -trauma-urgent-care/hypothermia-in-cats Cast Iron Radiators 4u

Cool Cats and Hot Dogs- A guide to Pet Health

shared by callumwilkins on Jun 27
Our infographic is a quick reference guide that will help you detect signs of heatstroke and hypothermia in your pet. It provides tips on preventative measures and what to do should you suspect your p...




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