Your injured pet should be moved as gently as possible. Try to get help to support the pet. Spread a blanket and supporting the head, back and pelvis, transfer the pet. If you can’t get help, gently move the pet to the blanket one part at a time. With help you can move the pet to the car. Check breathing. Check pulse. If you don’t feel anything, you can give artificial respiration by pushing with both hands on the rib area and releasing, repeated every 5 seconds. Massage the heart by squeezing the left side of the chest behind the elbow, one squeeze per second. If shock is suspected, place the pet in a warm, quiet area and cover with another blanket. If you have a hot water bottle, place it next to the pet. Call the vet or animal emergency immediately while transporting the injured pet.
Stem cells are undifferentiated cells that have the ability to become specialized cells such as skin, bones, muscles, etc. The two main sources of stems cells are embryos at the embryonic stage of development (blastocyst) and adult tissue. They can be found in bone marrow, blood vessels, muscles, skin, liver, the brain, nasal mucosa, fatty […]
It’s a dirty job, but it’s part of the responsibility of owning a pet. Not only is the sight and smell of pet poop aesthetically displeasing, it can be downright dangerous. Contrary to a popular belief, stepping in poop is not lucky and your would know that if it has ever happened to you. Many […]
Arsenic is a steel-gray element with a metallic luster. It vaporizes in liquid and can form a number of poisonous compounds. Inorganic arsenic is found in herbicides, insecticides, wood preservatives, some insulation and more. Organic arsenic is usually found in heartworm treatments and preventives. Symptoms of arsenic poisoning can occur suddenly up to 24 hours […]