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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Rigor Mortis, a stiffening of the muscles, usually starts to take place at around 3 hours after someone is dead with full rigor occurring at about 12 hours after death. After the
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The onset of rigor mortis occurs anywhere from 10 minutes to several hours after death.
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Two to 3 hours after death muscles begin stiffening up, and 12 -18 hours after
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They can live for 7-14yrs if you take good care of them and they can also live for 25yrs at the most.
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