What to know about heat stroke in dogs

Summer has not even officially started yet, but the hot weather sure has arrived, with forecasts of temperatures in the 90's all week.  Did you know that dogs are susceptible to heat stroke?  Unlike humans, dogs don't perspire. They pant to cool off, and if panting is not enough, their body temperature can rise to dangerous levels that can be fatal.  Read this article to find out what to look for and what actions to take if you suspect your dog has heat stroke, including when a trip to your vet is in order.

AmazonSmile for Father's Day

Do you know about AmazonSmile?  It's a website operated by Amazon, with the same great product selection, convenience and competitive prices.  But, if you shop through AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of your purchase price to your designated 501c3 charity!  Of course, we hope you will designate the Georgia SPCA!  To celebrate Father's Day, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate an additional $5.00 for each customer who makes a purchase through 6/15/2014.  So, if you haven't gotten your Dad a gift yet, how about ordering through AmazonSmile, and you can give  two gifts -- one for your Dad and one for an animal that is waiting for a loving home.  Just

Puppy and Dog Training Classes

Announcing Dog Training and Puppy Training Classes at GA SPCA
Classes are open to everyone - Sign up now
 
Puppy Social
Tuesdays, Starting June 10 -  6:00 pm to 6:45 pm
$15 a week
Ages: 8 weeks to 18 weeks

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