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PET SAFETY MONTH: 30 tips in 30 days that can save your pet's life - Tip #3

Tip #3

If a pup is conscious and choking on something, trying to get it up, much like with humans, let nature take its course. You can do a modified Heimlich maneuver by pressing below a dog or cat’s rib cage in time with their own thrusts to throw it up. Just as with a human, be sure the thrusts are below the ribs.

 

You can do this between your thighs for a large dog, under your arm for a small dog or a cat.

If the animal goes down, straighten out its neck and pull its tongue out between its front teeth so you can look down its throat to see if there is a blockage. Use the light from your smartphone to see, If the animal is unconscious,

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APRIL IS PET SAFETY MONTH: 30 tips in 30 days that can save your pet's life - Tip #2

Tip #2

Do not leave your medication where your dog or cat can get at it easily.  

They see you take something out of a bottle and “eat" it every morning.  Don’t give them the opportunity to try it themselves.  Keep any medications inside a cabinet or high enough where apet cannot reach it.  Do NOT leave your meds on your night table or even the kitchen table wh

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APRIL IS PET SAFETY MONTH: 30 tips in 30 days that can save you pet's life - Tip #1

April is Pet Safety Month.  This just happens to coincide with the ASPCA’s birthday and we are celebrating in a big way, sharing tips and tricks that could save your pet’s life.

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