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Abdominal Wounds

Only a thin layer of skin, fat, and muscle protects the stomach, intestines, liver, and other abdominal organs - called the viscera - from the outside worl...

Anaphylactic Shock

Anaphylactic shock is an immediate, serious allergic reaction. The most common drug allergen that causes anaphylactic shock is penicillin. The venom in the...

Bites From Animals

Cats and dogs are sometimes bitten by wild animals like raccoons, but they are more likely to be bitten by other pets. Dogs tens to be bitten by other dogs...

Car Accidents

Dogs and cats often survive car accidents because they are protected to some extent by thick layers of fur and their rather remarkable flexibility. Their f...

Chest Injuries

A chest injury is always painful, and dogs and cats may struggle to breathe. A hard blow to the chest can bruise the lungs or heart, which will also interf...

Collapse

When your dog or cat suddenly falls over and can't get up, you must be a detective and find the cause of the collapse....

Cuts and Wounds

The skin is the largest organ of the body, and its 3 layers protect pets from bacteria and other germs. Wounds open the gate to infection in both dogs and ...

Dehydration

Dehydration usually involves the loss of both water and electrolytes.Cats and dogs bodies are made up of 60% water. That means there is more than 7 pounds ...

Distemper

Distemper is a highly contagious disease caused by a virus similar to the one that causes measles in people. Worldwide, it is the leading cause of infectio...

Drowning

Although most dogs are good swimmers, drowning can occur if a dog swims too far out and becomes fatigued, falls through ice, is caught in a flood, or is un...