Heat related illness in your dogs. Most often when looking up Heat Stroke in dogs you get articles that talk only about high temperatures and symptoms. This articles talks about one of the biggest factors that we don't take into consideration: HUMIDITY. Also, we tend to want to get out and about as soon as Spring hits with long walks. It takes time for our dogs to adjust to the new temps and longer exercise period. Meandering walks with breaks are best to get back in the grove of things. Be careful of long, fast paced walks especially on pavement. Also remember that Boerboels are stoic creatures and might show very little if any symptoms until collapsing.