Too hot to run?

We were delighted to see a new study in 2020 specifically about canicross and the factors that affect a dog's body temperature.


Dogs overheating can be a serious issue so we are keen to share this new bit of research:


Investigating factors affecting the body temperature of dogs competing in cross country (canicross) races in the UK

AJ Carter, EJ Hall

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0306456517304102


You may also find this document which outlines ASSA's race rules useful when deciding whether it is too warm to run with your dog:

http://assa.dog/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Temp-Humdity-Reference-Guide-v1.0-May-2017.pdf?fbclid=IwAR2PyCN02Id3PQYZI-ff_y3YjyzOkpiFFuAzVR-B8fePZfykUFq43uX3hZA


64 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All