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How To Move Injured Pets


Basic Tips for Helping Injured Pets Before attempting to move your pet, here are a few basic things to know: ‚ÄčEven the gentliest pet when injured can become aggressive, bite, or scratch out of fear and pain. Be sure to muzzle your pet or have someone restrain the head. Check the limb for open wounds…

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Macgyver-Inspired Pet First Aid


Would you know what to do if your pet's paw got cut or leg strained on a long hike? We at ExpertVet have come up with a list of tips and tricks to unleash the Bear Grylls or Macgyver (depending on your generation) in you in the event of a first aid situation.

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PetCam – Life Through Pets Eyes


Chris Keeney provides a unique visual perspective in his book, Pet Cam, by outfitting dogs, cats, cows, and guinea pigs with lightweight cameras set to snap occasional photos during their daily routines.

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Dead Salmon Toss – A Danger to Dogs

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A program in the Pacific Northwest attempts to feed and nourish insect larvae and small fish of the North Siam and little North Fork rivers, by tossing dead salmon back into the river. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife gathers carcasses of spring Chinook salmon from its fish collection sites and puts them back…

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How to Handle a Pet Seizure


Dealing with a pet seizure can be frightening. Knowing the signs of common pet emergencies and what you can do to alleviate your pet’s pain is an important safety precaution to take. Signs of a Seizure Shaking (uncontrollably), tremors, strange facial movements, unable to stand, paddling (swimming action) with paws, loss of bowel or urinary…

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Stem Cell Research and Treatments in Animals


Stem cell research is changing veterinary medicine. Unlike bone marrow transplants or cord-derived stem cells, a new method of obtaining and purifying cells from fat is gaining popularity. Adipose-derived procedures, as they are also known, have only been performed on humans in research trials at Universities. Treating animals this way, however, has become possible in local veterinary…

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Insect Bites & Tick Removal

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When the weather is good, it is a fun time to take the pets outdoors, but part of that adventure always involves some risk like insect bites and ticks. Take the time now to know what to do in a pet emergency before it happens.

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Heat Emergencies & Dehydration in Pets

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In the beautiful and bright days of summer, it is a fun time to be outside with your pet unless your pet is experiencing a heat emergency or dehydration. Here is what you need to know to prevent an emergency when out in the heat.

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Pet Fractures (Broken Legs)

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Dealing with a pet emergency can be frightening. Knowing the signs of common pet emergencies such as fractures and what you can do to alleviate your pet’s pain is an important safety precaution to take. Of course, whenever your pet is showing serious signs of a health issue your first step is to contact your…

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