Tags: temperature

Normal Temperature – Rhodes 2 Safety

What’s Normal? . Temperature can be indicative of an animal’s general health.  The average temperature of a dog is 101 degrees F or 38 degrees C.  That said, the “normal” temperature for an adult dog can vary from anywhere between 100 and 102.5 degrees F, or 37.8 and 39.2 degrees C. . Sometimes you look […]

Bladder Problems – Rhodes 2 Safety

What pointers might you see to indicate a bladder or urinary tract infection?  Well, there are several questions you might ask yourself when considering bladder problems – the same ones your vet is likely to ask of you if you do decide you need a professional opinion.  The sort of questions to consider are:- – Is […]

Cold Burns – Rhodes 2 Safety

Cold Burns:  There are 5 main categories of burn that we need to be aware of, not just the ones caused by flames or hot cups of tea and in fact, some burns are caused by the opposite of heat!  The 5 include: Hot Cold Chemical Friction Electrical As we in the UK are currently […]

Blue Green Algae

At this time of the year especially, we often see something in our lakes, ponds and rivers called Blue-Green Algae (though sometimes, rather confusingly, it can appear red, black or even a murky brown colour!)  I know lots of you will have heard of it, but what exactly is it and what dangers does it […]

Heatstroke Hyperthermic Collapse

Heatstroke Hyperthermic Collapse

Heatstroke Hyperthermic Collapse – Hyper is latin and means high, above or over.  It is not to be confused with conditions who’s names start with Hypo (Hypo means exactly the opposite, ie low, below or under) Today’s tip is about Hyperthermic Collapse (collapse due to the dog having a very high temperature or being subjected atmospherically […]