Everyone knows that water is essential to all living beings, including dogs. But did you noticed before that your dog may be suffering from dehydration, although you are taking care of him so good?
There are many people do not know that dogs can suffer from dehydration not only because hot weather.
The doctors tell us that dehydration in dogs is a common, and we can say it is a lack of water in the body, electrolytes and requires immediate veterinary attention.
If dehydration left untreated can result in serious organ damage and even death of the dog.
What are reasons of dehydration in dogs?
As we mentioned before that dogs can suffer from dehydration not only because hot weather, but there are also many reasons like a bout of vomiting or diarrhea and panting.
How can I know that my dog suffers from dehydration?
We can answer your question and telling you that doctors said that there are five signs will inform you that your dog is suffering from dehydration and these signs are:
1- Dry mouth: If you noticed that, your dog have a dry mouth, then he may be suffering from dehydration, and you must visit a vet.
2- Sunken eyes: you must keep your eyes on your dog, if you see that he had sunken eyes you must visit a vet.
3- Weakness and collapse: you can notice this signs so easy, when you found it in your dog do not hesitate to go to a vet.
4- Lethargy: if you see that your dog is lazy, always sleepy, dull and cold may be he is suffering from dehydration, you must go to the vet.
5- Loss of skin elasticity: is also one of the important signs of dehydration.
So, in the end we can say dehydration in dogs is seriously dangerous, but if you deal right with it, everything will be fine.