Tips to Prevent 4 Common Pet Emergencies
It’s scary to consider that the unthinkable — poisoning, heatstroke, an attack by another animal — could happen to our beloved pets. But if there were something you could do to lower your pet’s chance of having one of these emergencies, would you do it? We’re sure you would — especially if you could prepare yourself by knowing how to respond.
Check out the gallery below for tips on helping prevent four common emergencies that veterinarians treat pets for. And, please, share! You never know — you may save a life.
Attacks by Other Animals
Another big choking hazard is loose pieces from destroyed toys. This could be anything from stuffing that your dog eats while dissecting a plush toy to a little bell or feather that falls off a cat toy. So how do you help avoid this? Check often to make sure your pet's toys are in good condition (with no rogue pieces threatening to fall off) and don't leave him unsupervised with any toy that could be destroyed.