Snake bites

Are Spider or Snake Bites an Emergency?

Photo whiterussian What kind of snakes or spiders your dog might encounter depends on where you live. Some of the most dangerous species include rattlesnakes, copperheads, and water moccasins. The outcome depends on the amount of venom injected, location, size of the dog … but I would treat any and all of these as an emergency because the sooner your dog…

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The Assumption Trap: Tosha’s Snake Bite

A friend of mine, Kevin, of Dog Lover’s Digest blogged this story of his dog’s Tosha’s sudden lameness. If you’re not familiar with his blog, do check it out, it’s awesome. It all started with a case of food poisoning. If you have a multiple dog household, the last thing you wish for is a multiple dog belly trouble! They…

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