Known ancestors of the modern Bloodhound date back at least as early as third century a.d. Rome. Best known for their trailing abilities, which make them popular search and rescue dogs, Bloodhounds are energetic and playful dogs, which makes them welcome pets in active families. Here is everything an owner needs to know about keeping a happy, healthy, active animal.Heat Exhaustion and Heatstroke Dogs have few sweat glands that perform a cooling function, so they must control their body temperature by panting. As the dog pants, body heat is lost by evaporation from the mouth. lf the dog is unable to disperse heat quickly enough, ... Do not induce vomiting unless advised to by the NAPCC or your veterinarian. Take the dog to your veterinarian as soon as possible.
|Author||:||Kim Campbell Thornton, Michele Earle-Bridges|
|Publisher||:||Barron's Educational Series - 1998|