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The trade secrets of looking after a Great Dane.

The following advice is a guideline and may not apply to your circumstances.

Always consult a Vet where possible.

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ALWAYS...

NEVER...

Never leave a dog in a vehicle without ventilation, even in winter a vehicle could get warm and oppressive.

If you should find a dog left in a vehicle in distress, panting frantically, dribbling thick saliva, possibly defecating loosely and very distressed;

THIS DOG MUST BE EXTRICATED FROM THE VEHICLE.

If you can’t find the owner of the dog and vehicle and time is of the essence, call the Police and RSPCA to notify them of the situation, and call a vet as the dog will need treatment.

Remember... It is an offence to break into someone else’s vehicle!

However, this dog must be extricated and instantly immersed in a cold tub of water, hosed down or wrapped in a cold wet towel.  Cooled down in a river or stream, but be careful of a strong current, the dog could be dragged away, also the very cold water could cause shock to the dog’s system.

I MUST REPEAT!

IT IS AN OFFENCE TO BREAK INTO SOMEONE ELSE’S PROPERTY OR VEHICLE!

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