Hypothermia explained

As we approach winter and the nights are getting colder, you might want to be aware of hypothermia. Let your pets into your home at night, and don’t expose them to the winter cold.

This hypothermia infographic explains what it is, and what to do. You can also download it from https://www.coolmags.co.za/hypothermia/.

What is hypothermia?

Hypothermia is a medical condition that is characterised by an abnormally low body temperature. It occurs when an animal is no longer able to maintain a normal body temperature, causing the body temperature to drop, which results in a depression of the central nervous system (the brain and spinal cord).