Rattlesnake
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Rattlesnake

Rattlesnakes are most active in Arizona in the warmer months.  They usually come out some time in March and hibernate starting in November.  Of course, it is totally dependent on the weather.  Dogs are 20 times more likely than humans to be struck by a rattlesnake and 25 times more likely to die from the...

Heat Stroke
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Heat Stroke

Heat stroke is an elevation in body temperature to a level beyond which the body’s cooling mechanisms are able to return the temperature to the normal range.  Dogs do not have very efficient cooling mechanisms.  They are able to release heat mostly through panting and to a lesser extent from foot pad sweating.  They cannot...