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6 Ways to Save Your Pet’s Life In An Emergency.

6 Ways to Save Your Pet’s Life In An Emergency.

One of the most terrifying things you can imagine your beloved fur baby needs emergency medical assistance right now whether it's from choking massive, bleeding, or any other unimaginable situation.

Sometimes you need to act fast before you head to the vet that's why it's crucial that all pet owners not only have a kid at home with basic emergency medical supplies but also the knowledge of how to administer first aid on their fluffy friend.

This article guide will tell you exactly what to do in different types of emergencies when your pets are in trouble and every second counts.

Case of Poisoning.

How to help a cat?

Now how can you be sure your cat's got a case of poisoning typical symptoms include vomiting diarrhea salivation skin irritation and convulsions if all this was caused by poisonous gases smoke or chemical vapors, immediately get your cat out to fresh air and try to revive it with a cotton swab dipped in ammonia if the animal doesn't respond administer artificial respiration in case the poisoning is from ingesting chemicals toxic plants or medicines try to make your cat vomit by giving it a strong solution of baking soda or salt mixed in water.

If the cat has been poisoned by an acidic substance by no means should you induce vomiting the harmful acidic effect will only cause more damage when it moves back up from the stomach through the esophagus instead give your feline companion a drink that will neutralize the effect of the acid some milk or egg whites mixed in water should do the trick use a small syringe to force your cat to drink the mixture that'll be a lot easier to do if you swaddle your kitty so that it can't run away just remember to keep his head tilted up and not back so that it can swallow the drink without choking?

Now here's how to help a dog?

The main symptoms of poisoning and dogs are vomiting, diarrhea, convulsions, or muscle weakness refusal to eat, and whimpering again the same thing we covered with cats if it's from vapor poisoning get your pup out into the fresh air if it's from ingesting something toxic but not acids induce vomiting with that same solution of water with baking soda or salt mixed in it once your dog has vomited you can use absorbance like half a pill of activated charcoal per pound of its weight or something called a Terrassa gel to absorb the remaining poison in its stomach if your dog got into some rat poison you'll notice blood in its stool and vomit and a garlicky smell coming from its mouth in case of an airway obstruction

Here's how to help a dog if foreign objects get in its airway.

A dog will normally lie down with an open mouth and glazed look twist its head paw at its mouth and rub its head against the floor or ground it'll also drool excessively In this case you must try and make your dog vomit you can also pour a few teaspoons of vegetable oil into its throat then try to remove the foreign object with your fingers or tweezers depending on the size of the object and the dog.

How to help a cat in a similar situation.

A cat that's got something lodged in its throat will show similar symptoms it'll have increased salivation it'll rub its muzzle cry out twist and turn make chewing movements and try to swallow the object or pull it out of its mouth you'll also hear a Kitty cough and breathe with difficulty carefully open its mouth and inspect the inside if you find a foreign object try to pull it out using tweezers if you can't get the stuck object out with tweezers then lay your cat down on your lower its head tap on its back and immediately turn your pet over on its side then press on the ribcage toward the breastplate check if the stuck object is now accessible and pull it out if it is if it does not repeat these steps until you remove the object from its throat

In case of an electrical shock how to help a dog.

Start by removing whatever's plugged in from the socket, open the dog's mouth and pull on its tongue to free the airway check if the dog is breathing by looking at its chest if it's moving that's a good sign then feel it's pulse on the inner surface of the thigh if there's a pulse but the dog isn't breathing perform artificial respiration immediately in case there's no pulse perform closed chest cardiac massage when this heart massage is combined with artificial respiration it's called CPR to administer CPR on your dog put your fingers and thumb behind your pets elbows compress the chest six times give it a breath and then repeat you should do 80 to 120 compressions per minute it'll be more effective if the heart massage and artificial breathing are performed at the same time so if there's another person around have each one of you take a task pause for 10 seconds every two minutes to check for a pulse and breathing keep going until your pet can breathe again or you feel a steady pulse for 30 minutes once you've done all this still take your pooch to the vet immediately

How to help a cat now if your cat has gotten into some open wires and has been shocked.

Start by cutting off all the electric currents in the room then put on rubber or woolen gloves and pull the animal away from the wires check for breathing and a pulse cool down the burned areas and then perform CPR again be sure to take the animal to the vet as soon as possible.

In case of burns how to help a cat

In case of a thermal burn involving steam boiling water or fire you can try this tea remedy make a strong brew by putting three teabags in a cup of hot water and having tons of ice to cool it down then moisten a cotton swab in the cold brew blot the burn site and hold the swab on the wound for five to ten minutes gently dry it off with a napkin and apply an antibacterial ointment or cooling spray to the burned area in case of acidic chemical burns washed the affected area with plenty of water and apply a swab soaked in a one-to-one solution of baking soda and water.

How to help a dog.

Start by shaping the fur around the affected area and treating it with a solution of potassium permanganate apply a cold compress on the affected area and then put a loose-fitting bandage to protect the wound from damage and licking replace the bandage every single day in case of a chemical burn doused the affected area in water for 10 to 15 minutes trying not to let the water soak other parts of your pup so that the chemical doesn't spread

For injuries and sprains how to help a dog?

If your dog has taken a pretty serious hit to a limb or any other part of its body you should first and foremost apply a cold compress to the damaged area and treat the scratches with hydrogen peroxide and an antibacterial ointment in case of a fracture you'll notice the injured area gets swollen quickly and you'll feel crunching when you touch it before you take the dog to the vet fix the fractured limb to a splint if your dog has sprained its wrist or ankle apply a cold compress and take it to the vet.

How to help a cat.

Place the cat on a flat surface and inspect it if there's no way to call a vet in the first few minutes you can make a splint yourself just take a piece of cardboard or anything hard and flat like a popsicle stick and fix the limb to it with a bandage in case of an open fracture remove all visible foreign objects from the wound and apply antibacterial ointment to the edges before dressing it then you can apply a pressure bandage now you can take the cat to the vet in a carrier put a blanket on the bottom to prevent your pet from sliding around.

In case of bleeding how to help a dog.

You can stop minor bleeding by placing some gauze on the cut and putting something cold on top then rinse the wound with clean water and treat the edges with an antiseptic if your dog is bleeding quite heavily wrap a bandage around the wound nice and tight if you see contamination in the wound treat the edges with an antiseptic in case of profuse bleeding make a tourniquet by wrapping a bandage tightly around the area above the wound put a stick through the bandage and twist it clockwise until the bleeding stops.

How to help a cat if your cat is bleeding.

Press a cotton swab or gauze on the cut in case of bleeding from the eyes use a cotton swab soaked in cold water as for bleeding from the nose use a swab but don't block the cat's breathing also don't remove the bandage to check the wound every minute it's totally unnecessary and actually irritates the wound making it bleed longer well hopefully you won't ever need to actually do anything other things we cover today we only want your fur babies to be happy safe and healthy after all, but now you'll be prepared in case your furry little friend gets into some trouble and needs your assistance ASAP that being said always take your pet to the vet even after you've administered first aid only a vet can tell if your feline or canine companion is completely out of harm's way or still needs further treatment now has your pet ever gotten into trouble it could be something medical like we talked about today or something harmless like chewing on your mom's shoes.

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