Lizardz Pets & Wildlife Home    |   
dz.com">Pets Animals (Home)
Dogs & Puppies
Cats & Kittens
Reptiles & Snakes
Birds
Aquariums & Fish
Rodents & Ferrets
Exotic & Misc Pets
Bears & Wolves
Big Cats
Great Apes
Dolphins & Whales
Sharks
Outdoor Sports
Fishing
Pets Animals (Home)

 

Friend in Need
Friend in Need Art Print
Buy at AllPosters.com

Love
Love Art Print
Buy at AllPosters.com

Girl's Best Friend
Girl's Best Friend Art Print
Buy at AllPosters.com

Toby
Toby Art Print
Buy at AllPosters.com

Best Friends
Best Friends Art Print
Buy at AllPosters.com

Dogs Eyeview
Dogs Eyeview Art Print
Buy at AllPosters.com

Explorer's Club (detail)
Explorer's Club (detail) Art Print
Buy at AllPosters.com

His Master's Voice Advertisement
His Master's Voice Advertisement Art Print
Buy at AllPosters.com

Friends
Friends Art Print
Buy at AllPosters.com

Sleepy Time
Sleepy Time Art Print
Buy at AllPosters.com

Filmhound
Filmhound Art Print
Buy at AllPosters.com

We have posters for all your favorite dog breeds! Check us out...

Search For Dog Posters


 
 
Wanna Play?
Wanna Play? Art Print
Buy at AllPosters.com

First Aid For Your Dog - What To Do IF Your Puppy Is Bleeding

It is very common for puppies to wind up in troublesome situations where they get hurt from their adventures. Like small children, puppies see everything as a possibility for fun, even dangerous situations which adult dogs may have the wisdom to ignore.

Puppies can be injured from electric shock when chewing on wiring, they can suffer head trauma from items falling on them when they reach up to play with it, and they can suffer deep cuts and scrapes when messing around with sharp objects.

Today we are going to discuss how you can quickly help stop the bleeding should your puppy suffer from a cut. There are three general forms of bleeding as a result of an injury.

Below are each of these types of bleeds along with a quick tip on treating the cut so that the bleeding can come to an end.

1. The first type of cut would be considered a normal cut or scrape as a result from normal everyday action. These type of injuries are not alarming and are just a regular part of your dog's life.

However, even though the cut or scrape is no big deal, that doesn't mean it should be ignored. Simply treat the affected area with hydrogen peroxide twice per day until the healing has taken place. This will keep the cut from being infected as well as promote faster healing.

2. The second type of puppy bleeding can be in the form of a continuous flow or stream of blood. Should your pet start bleeding in this manner from a disaster, he will need medical attention immediately.

Call your veterinarian or other available medical assistance. While waiting for help, raise the part of the body that is cut above the heart. In addition, it is important to apply several bandages over the blood-soaked area and apply pressure.

3. The third type of bleeding your puppy may suffer, and the most alarming, is if the blood is spurting out consistently. This type of bleeding is extremely serious and if you do not get help immediately, your puppy may go into shock and possibly die.

The best thing that you can do here in this unfortunate scenario is to place bandages on the injured area, while elevating the limb, and apply steady pressure. Most importantly, get in your car and drive to the closest animal hospital that you can find.

 

 
Add this page to all your
favorite bookmark sites:

Dogs (main)
Post Your Own Dog Story/Article

Subscribe to our email list:
Dogs - Articles and Newz!

E-mail:


I understand this email newsletter may contain some commercial messages.


 

 

 
 
Copyright (c) 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 and beyond. Lizardz.com (Kurt Melvin). All rights reserved.

 

adventure travel | skiing | scuba | sailing | pets | rafting | kayaks | fishing | camping | biking