April 2020 Trivia Question answer
Question: What is a dog's normal temperature range, heart/pulse rate and breathing rate?
Answer: Normal temperature range is 100-102.5 degrees F. Normal heart/pulse rate for puppies (less than a year) is 120-160 beats per minute, for small dogs (<30#) is 100-140 beats per minute, for medium to large dogs (>30#) is 60-100 beats per minute. Normal breathing rate is 10-30 breathes per minute. For a panting dog it goes up to 200 breathes per minute.