Horses: How Heat Stress to Heat Stroke Can Be Fatal

Heat Stress vs. Heat Stroke Heat stress, also known as heat exhaustion, is when fluids and electrolytes are lost from the body, typically during exercise that is exhausting. The surrounding temperature plays a critical role in heat stress. The air temperature, how sunny it is, and the humidity levels all contribute and can increase the […]

Does Your Pet’s Head Shake?

Does your pet’s head shake or bob from side to side or up and down? If so, you are not alone. A number of pet owners painfully watch their precious animal companion experience what is known as head tremors. When your pet is experiencing a head tremor, the best thing to do is stay calm.┬áBecoming […]

Is Your Pet Panting Excessively?

Dogs and cats are both known to use panting as a means to cool down their body temperature when they are hot. In addition to this, dogs will also pant when they are excited, anxious, or energetic. So while panting can be very normal, there are some circumstances in which it is an indication of […]