Regional Institute for Veterinary Emergencies & Referrals

2132 Amnicola Hwy Chattanooga, TN 37406

Phone : 423-698-4612

Fax : 423-622-8145

Heat Stroke Awareness

dvm (92)Heat stroke is an important issues for pet owners to be aware of! As summer kicks into gear the temperatures will rise and the risk of heat stroke increases.

Our own Dr. Braswell is speaking at our monthly HCVMA meeting about heat stroke in pets, offering important information for pet owners.

Some of the signs of heat stroke include bright red tongue, red or pale gums, dizziness, and thick or sticky saliva. If you suspect your pet may be in danger of heat stroke, seek veterinary care immediately.