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High Temps can lead to Heat Stress!

Heat Stroke is a condition arising from extremely high body temperature (rectal temperature above 105 degrees Fahrenheit), which leads to nervous system abnormalities that may include lethargy, weakness, collapse or coma. The greatest risk for heat stroke in animals is similar to the risk in humans, and includes puppies and kittens, geriatiric pets, pets who are overweight, pets who are excessively active (playing or working) in the heat of the day, breeds of dogs or cats with flattened faces (Persians, Bulldogs, etc), dogs with heavy coats and pets who are ill or are on certain medications.

What can you do to prevent Heat Stroke?
-Have your long haired or thick coated pets professionally groomed
-Avoid walks or playtime outside in the heat of the day
-Keep fresh cool water available to pets outside and inside. Some pets will enjoy a small plastic pool to lie in during the heat of the day
-Watch you outdoor pet for signs of heat stress or heat stroke.
-Call your veterinarian immediately if you are concerned your pet may becoming heat stressed.

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If you live in Pittsburg or the surrounding area in KS, then you have picked the perfect site to find a veterinarian. Our Doctors are licensed veterinarians, treating all types of pets and animals. Your pet's health and well being is very important to us and we will take every step to give your pet the best possible care.

Broadway Animal Hospital is a full service animal hospital and will take both emergency cases as well as less urgent medical, surgical, and dental issues. Our Doctors are experienced in all types of conditions and treatments. Beyond first rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and a very calm environment so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting his or her own Pittsburg veterinarian.

We have a number of resources for you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Browse around and look at our articles and pet videos. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention. If you want to ask a question call 620-231-5970 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Pittsburg veterinarian office is very easy to get to, and you can find directions on our Contact Us page. You can also subscribe to our newsletter which is created especially for Pittsburg pet owners. In between your veterinary visits, your pet will benefit from you reading these free informative articles.

At Broadway Animal Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Broadway Animal Hospital | 620-231-5970

101 E. Euclid
Pittsburg, KS 66762