Heat Stroke in Dogs: Test Your Knowledge with This Quiz!
Heat stroke in dogs is all too common an occurrence, particularly during the hot summer months. And, heat stroke often has devastating consequences resulting in irreversible damage and even death. Fortunately, with appropriate precautions, heat stroke is completely preventable.
I invite you to test your knowledge about heat stroke by answering the following questions.
1. If you suspect that your dog has heat stroke, the best thing to do is:
A. Give your dog one adult strength aspirin before proceeding immediately to the closest veterinary hospital.
B. Spend a few minutes cooling your dog down with cold water before proceeding immediately to the closest veterinary hospital.
C. Transport your dog immediately to the closest veterinary hospital.
D. Quickly call the veterinary hospital to find out whether or not the symptoms you are observing warrant treatment.