Canine Heatstroke

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Heatstroke is defined as a state of extreme hyperthermia (106-109 degrees F) resulting in thermal injury to tissues, which occurs when heat generation exceeds the body's ability to dissipate heat.

Canine Heatstroke:  Article provided by Lisa L. Powell, DVM, Diplomate ACVECC, University of Minnesota