What does not decrease metabolic rate?
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a large proportion of creatures known as 'warm blooded' fit into this category as well as Homeothermy and Tachymetabolism. In very broad terms the Dog is able to keep its body temperature at constant levels regardless of the ambient temperature. They control their temperatures by regulating their metabolic rate, increasing their metabolic rate as temperatures decrease, or seeking shade as temperatures increase and reducing the metabolic rate. Body temperature maintenance involves many techniques.