Top 10 Emergency Conditions

September 23, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

When is it an emergency for your dog? Good simple article giving you an idea what we as vets actually consider an emergency.

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When Is It An Emergency?

Top 10 Emergency Conditions
  1. Any type of serious trauma (e.g., hit by a car, a fall from a moving vehicle, car accidents, gunshots or deep puncture wounds)
  2. Electrocution
  3. Difficulty giving birth
  4. Animal bites, including snake strikes by an unknown species
  5. Burns (chemical or thermal)
  6. Near drowning
  7. Smoke or carbon monoxide inhalation
  8. Obviously broken bones
  9. Exposure to extremely cold or hot temperatures
  10. Ingestion of a possible poison (including human and pet medications)



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