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What Should I Do If My Dog Is Bitten By A Snake?

Snake bites are not a common occurrence, if you encounter a snake you should pop your dog on a lead and calmly walk in the other direction. Snakes only really bite if they are provoked or in self defense, but if your curious pup is sniffing around off the beaten track and in the bushes, it may inadvertently disturb a snake that is sunning itself. How to treat your dog for snake bite: Limit the dogs movements as much as possible to avoid the venom being absorbed or spread around the your dog's system. The majority of snake bites will occur on a dogs legs or face - be aware that a bite to the face my lead to swelling...

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