Top 7 Dog Breeds at High Risk of Heatstroke

By: Anushka Jha

Chow Chows, adorable yet vulnerable, are 17 times more likely to suffer from heatstroke. Their thick fur makes them susceptible to overheating, especially in warm weather.

Chow Chow

Bulldogs, with their distinctive appearance, face a heightened risk of heatstroke, 14 times more likely than other breeds. 


French Bulldogs, cherished for their compact size and playful demeanor, are six times more likely to suffer from heatstroke. 

French Bulldog

French Mastiffs, known for their imposing presence, face a fivefold higher risk of heatstroke. 

French Mastiff

Greyhounds, renowned for their speed and elegance, are four times more likely to experience heatstroke.


Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, beloved for their affectionate nature, are three times more susceptible to heatstroke. 

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Pugs, with their distinctive wrinkled faces, face a threefold higher risk of heatstroke.


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