Veterinary hospitals report mortality rates of up to 63% in dogs with heatstroke.
You're lucky – dogs can only sweat through their paws.
Irrespective of whether climate change contributed to the thunderstorm in Melbourne last week, we can be sure Australia’s climate projections herald new risks to health that cannot be ignored.
Heat stroke can be deadly. Luckily there's a cheap, easy solution for adjusting to a hot climate – and it doesn't involve dunking yourself in ice.