Articles with injuries

Stick Injuries in Dogs: Watson’s Story

Stick Injuries in Dogs: Watson’s Story

You’re out with your dog, having fun. You bend over, pick up a stick, and throw it for your dog to fetch. Your dog happily retrieves it. Live couldn’t be better. What could go wrong? I used to throw sticks for my dogs. Until I watched JD nearly impale himself on one. He missed a chest-penetrating injury and emergency surgery…

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Are Cuts and Abrasions an Emergency?

This is the kind of scenario where common sense should rule. You wouldn’t rush your kid to an emergency with a scraped knee, and you don’t need to do that with your dog either. But … “An abrasion is a wound caused by superficial damage to the skin ….” ~wikipedia Abrasions further break down into three grades ranging from scrapes/grazes…

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