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Old 06-18-2005, 11:16 AM
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I know this may soudn stupid but here in the uk its not often hot and today is the first real hot day in my pups 9 month life.

She is just stretched across the ground breathing VERY VERY FAST with her tounge hanging out.

Usally i wouldn't worrie but she is breathing in and out SO FAST im worried.

I treid giving her ice quebs and cold water but she is still breathing VERY VERY FAST.
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Old 06-18-2005, 11:23 AM
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That's how dogs sweat. If there's someplace she could lay in front of a fan she'd probably find it more comfortable.
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Old 06-18-2005, 12:33 PM
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At this time of year my dog is always in the bathroom floor since it is tiled. Cools the body down faster as opposed to carpet. Try to putting him/her in that sort of environment and the fan is a good idea.
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Old 06-18-2005, 01:48 PM
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Thank you, i was just really worried because she was breathing SO FAST i thought she was having a heart attack, i walked in the garden and she was on the ground with her eyes all weird panting very loud and i got a shock, thank u for the replies.
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Old 06-19-2005, 02:58 PM
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Dogs can get heat stroke just like people so be very careful. You might try giving her a nice little soak with a garden hose to cool down.

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