ExpertVet Blog

Hypothermia Emergencies

December 1st, 2015

With the first snowfall, we know winter is here and likewise, the risk for our pets to suffer from hypothermia. Here is what you need to know to prevent or deal with pet hypothermia.

Signs

Shivering (excessive, relentless), lethargy, weakness, inability to use limbs.

Action

Move your pet away from the wind and cold into a warm place and wrap your pet in warm, dry blankets or clothing. Read more about Hypothermia Emergencies

Air Travel With Pets

September 4th, 2015

Air travel with pets is not without risk. Each month, the U.S. Department of Transportation issues a consumer report on air travel. This report includes sections on lost baggage, overbooking, customer complaints and airline reports of incidents involving the loss, death or injury of pets during transport. Last year, airlines reported a total number of 17 deaths, 26 injuries and 2 lost pets during air transport. Read more about Air Travel With Pets

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