Normal Panting vs. Excessive Panting - Country Inn Pet Resort & Animal Hospital
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Normal Panting vs. Excessive Panting

Is Panting Normal?

Dogs are very different than people. If you are a pet parent on plan on being one, it is important to become educated on what is normal and isn’t normal for your pet. Dogs pant when they are excited, hot, or both. They use panting to circulate necessary air through their bodies when they
need to cool down.

Although panting is normal, if the panting becomes excessive, this can be a sign of heatstroke. It is important to learn the difference between normal panting vs. excessive panting to ensure your dog is not overheating or possibly having a heatstroke.

Learn the signs of excessive panting in the article below.