Normal vital signs

Normal Canine Vital Signs

Temperature*
Heart Rate
Respiration Rate

99.5 – 102.5 deg. F [37.5 – 39.2 deg. C]
Small breeds tend to have higher normal temperatures than large breeds.
Adult/Lg.Breed: 80- 120 beats per minute
Puppies: 120 – 140 beats per minute
15 – 30 breaths per minute

*Note: Temperatures will normally fluctuate over the course of the day. The following may . . . → Read More: Normal vital signs