How Long before Rigor Mortis Sets in in Dogs?

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How long it takes for rigor mortis to set in in a dog depends on the physique of the dog. It also depends on whether the dog was warm or cold when it died as well as the cause of its death.
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The severity of rigor mortis can be used to estimate a time of death. Shortly after dying, the muscles lose their permeability of calcium ions in the muscles and the muscles as a
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