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Hypothermia in Dogs: What Happens in a Dog’s Body with Hypothermia?

Hypothermia in Dogs: What Happens in a Dog’s Body with Hypothermia?

Normal body temperature for dogs is around 100.5-102.5°F (38-39.2°C). Hypothermia sets in when the body loses heat at a faster rate than it can generate heat. In dogs, I consider a body temperature of under 99°F (37°C) to be evidence of early/mild hypothermia. We normally think of exposure to cold environmental temperatures, particularly combined with windy and/or wet conditions, as…

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Is Shaking or Trembling an Emergency?

Is Shaking or Trembling an Emergency?

Shaking or trembling falls into the category of “it depends.” It’s one of the things when knowing your breed, your individual dog, and individual circumstances is essential. Daughter’s Chi shakes even when she gets excited to see somebody. Some small dogs shake or tremble at the drop of a hat. Yet, small dogs are also highly susceptible to hypothermia and…

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