While a dog collar is essential outside the home, it’s actually safer to bring your pet indoors comfortably, veterinarians say.
A spokesperson for Royal Vista Vets in Colorado explains that collars pose a strangulation risk if your pet wears them at home. because it may be attached to furniture or other decorative items
The statement was released after Golden. A 14-month-old retriever stuck in a collar while playing. Panicked and writhed to free himself. which made the collar tighten around its neck.
The facility added that the puppy, named Percy, was on his way to recovery. But before the painful and expensive journey to the vet’s intensive care unit. He had to receive oxygen and painkillers.
They add that although Percy’s story has a happy ending But the outcome would have been different had Percy’s owners not intervened.
A spokesperson for Royal Vista Vets in Colorado explains that collars pose a strangulation risk if worn at home by your pet. as it may stick to furniture or decorative items Stock Picture
“The danger of strangled dogs while wearing a collar is a hidden danger that many pet owners are unaware of. But it is a story we hear a lot in our emergency clinics,” said a spokesperson for the facility.
They recommend that pets should not wear collars unsupervised to avoid the possibility of accidental strangulation.
Practice reveals Percy was playing when his collar got stuck. and made the situation worse by moving around to free himself.
Fortunately, the owner came home and realized something was wrong. He unbuckled the puppy’s collar before Percy passed out.
Texas-based Dr. Hunter Finn has over 2.2 million followers on TikTok in his latest video. Veterinarians warn dog lovers about dogs that ‘Drunk and walk’
However, this poor pup was in a difficult situation. Difficulty breathing and drooling He is in need of medical assistance at this point and must be transported to Royal Vista for treatment.
2 warning signs dog owners should watch out for
Dr. Hunter Finn explains that dogs that ‘Drunk and walking’ should see a doctor: ‘There are many things that can cause this, but [you] Need a complete assessment of the dog’s spinal cord…Urgent’
It may be a symptom of flatulence or a distended abdomen. This can be fatal if left untreated.
The puppy’s X-rays showed that he had fluid in his lungs due to the time he spent breathing.
Fortunately, your veterinarian can provide additional oxygen to your dog. and when combined with painkillers It helps it recover.
Another veterinarian has revealed the signs every dog owner should look out for. This may help their pets avoid serious illnesses. and even save their lives.
Dr. Hunter Finn, owner of Pet Method Animal Hospital in McKinney, Texas, has more than 2.2 million followers on TikTok, where he shares his views on life as a veterinarian and expert advice.
in the latest video Veterinarians warn dog lovers about dogs that ‘walk drunk’
A short clip depicting a conversation between a pet owner and a veterinarian, with Dr. Finn playing both parts.
‘My dog doesn’t jump up and down the couch lately,’ says the owner.
‘he looks like [in pain] Really?’ replied the veterinarian.
‘No, but it walks like a drunk,’ the owner told him.
Dr Finn warns: ‘Take that dog to the vet now’.
His video caption, which has been viewed over 29,000 times while captioning it, “There are many things that can cause this, but [you] Want to get a full spinal cord evaluation from your veterinarian as soon as possible.’