Vital Signs And Biological Facts About The Pet Dog

This quick reference details the normal vital signs of a pet dog along with some facts about dog anatomy.


Varies according to dog breed


Varies according to dog breed

Body temperature

100.4-102.2 degrees F

Heart rate

70-130 beats per minute (puppies and smaller dogs having a higher heart rate than medium or large dogs)

Respiratory rate

10-30 breaths per minute

Toes front


Toes rear


Adult Food consumption

Varies according to dog breed

Adult water consumption

Varies according to dog breed



Gestation period

60-67 days average

Captive Lifespan

Varies according to dog breed but 8-15 years generally.

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