Look for signs of heat stroke and exhaustion on warm days.

Is the Sun Dangerous to Your Dog?

Just like humans, pets can overdo it in the sun. A French-fried pooch can peel, scab over and experience pain. Extreme cases can even lead to skin cancer.

Keep Your Dog From Burning

According to Novartis Animal Health, there are several things you can do to prevent disaster:

Don’t Overdo It In The Heat

When It Gets Really Bad

According to Debra Primovic, DVM, of the Animal Emergency Clinic in St. Louis, “Heat stroke (hyperthermia – as opposed to hypothermia, which is from being too cold) is a condition arising from extremely high body temperature (rectal temperature of 105 to 110 degrees Fahrenheit), which leads to nervous system abnormalities (such as lethargy, weakness, collapse, seizure or coma).” Don’t let this happen to your pet.

Watch For These Signs

If You See These Signs