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This category covers all aspects of first aid including everything you need to know for post-surgical treatment to how to save your dog from choking.

The posts in this category will help you during those brief but stressful moments when you need to do something fast. The posts in this category are not a substitution for emergency veterinarian care.

You will discover posts like how to safely remove porcupine quills from your dog, how to prevent your dog from overheating, and how to deal with small cuts to prevent infection.

This category will also help you to recognize when a little at-home care will be enough, or whether an appointment with the veterinarian is warranted. Learn how to stop a cut from bleeding or how to prepare a make-shift splint if you can’t get your dog to a veterinarian right away.

Dog Coughing After Swimming? 5 Signs of Dry Drowning You Should Know

Has your dog been coughing after swimming? It could be a mild irritation or it could be something more serious like dry drowning. It is not uncommon for dogs to cough after swimming, especially if they have been swimming for an extended period of time or if they have inhaled a large amount of water. …

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Dog Digestion & Rawhide: 7 Signs of Intestinal Blockage

We all know dogs go crazy over rawhide, so they’re a popular treat dog owners buy. However, a piece of rawhide bone or chunk of rawhide can be a choking hazard in your dog’s throat or cause bowel obstruction in your dog’s intestinal tract and other problems. Here is important information about dog digestion, 7 …

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