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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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Spider Bites Dog: Lilly’s Story

Spider Bites Dog: Lilly’s Story

Lilly, the fearful Border Collie who served as the canine heroine in my life, is a bit famous for being bitten. Lilly turned seven years old this spring and her tally includes: Many fly bites over three summers, leading to creepy larva under the skin Two rattlesnake bites to the face and one close call, in four known encounters at…

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