What Every Pet Owner Should Know About Pet CPR

It is the stuff nightmares are made of –  your beloved pet, sick or injured and in need of help. Would you know how to give your pet medical assistance in an emergency? Every animal lover should know basic pet CPR, and Beverly Hills Veterinary Associates is here to get you off on the right foot.

Always Be Prepared

Just like a boy scout, a savvy pet owner is always prepared. Be sure to:

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What Constitutes a Veterinary Emergency?

Cute border collie puppy with an emergency kitWhile no one wants to experience an emergency situation, it’s our duty as responsible pet owners to be prepared for the worst. Whether it’s another animal attack or you notice strange behavior in your pet, recognizing a veterinary emergency and knowing how to respond can make a big difference in the life of your companion.

Recognizing a Veterinary Emergency

Sometimes, pet owners make the dangerous mistake of assuming injuries aren’t serious because there are no visible symptoms or external bleeding. However, some health threats are invisible to the naked eye or symptoms don’t emerge until they become more severe.

You should treat any of the following situations as a veterinary emergency and contact us immediately: Continue…