Dog Days of Summer

Kay, Nancy
July 2010
DogSport Magazine;Jul/Aug2010, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p74
The article offers information on the effect of hot temperature on the health of dogs and on how to keep them safe from the summer season. It says that the sweat glands of dogs are situated at the bottom of their paws which makes them incapable of substantial sweating. It mentions that dogs release heat through panting, however, it becomes less efficient in humid atmosphere. Among the ways to care dogs during hot summer season include providing them with shade and enough water.


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