What do you do if your dog stops breathing? Do not move your dog, if something is stuck in their throat you do not want to move thing around. Call your vet immediately and if they are closed proceed to the nearest emergency room. You can check his mouth and throat to see if anything…
Dog Choking ? Recently a K-9 officer was credited with saving the life of a family pet who was choking. Harry, a lovable Shih Tzu, began choking on a raw-hide treat at his home in West Hartford.
With Spring in the air, many homeowners and gardeners are sure to be outside getting their hands dirty. But veterinarians say cocoa mulch made by Hershey’s has a sweet-smell attractive to pets
I get questions all the time from people whose dog has broken a leg and their vet recommends surgery, but they cannot afford it.
DETERMINING WHAT IS NORMAL It is important that you be able to assess your pet’s physical condition in order to evaluate his needs
Cuts, Scrapes, and Wounds
One of the most common accidents is a cut or laceration that causes bleeding. Bandage material, cleaning agents and anticoagulant powder (for nails that have been cut too short) take care of most minor wounds. Larger wounds should be seen by a vet.
First Aid Kit for Cat Emergencies
Keeping a first aid kit on hand for emergencies can be helpful for minor cuts and wounds, as well as accidental poisonings. In addition to the standard items in any first aid kit, include