Posts Tagged ‘bite’

Cat Bite Wounds

Posted by admin on June 16th, 2011 under Behavior, Community Updates, Health ConcernsTags: , , , , , ,  • Comments Off

While wounds sustained during a bite from a dog tend to be more physically damaging, cat bite wounds are highly susceptible to infection.  Cat’s needle like teeth are more prone to make deep punctures into tissue, causing bacteria to be pushed further into the bite wound.  Most people are aware that a cat’s mouth is […]

What to do for your pet in the event they are bitten by a venomous snake –

Posted by admin on April 22nd, 2011 under Health ConcernsTags: , , , , , , ,  • Comments Off

Every year, in the United States, thousands of pets encounter and are bitten by venomous snakes.  Owners should be prepared in the event a snake bite occurs and know where the nearest veterinary clinic or emergency animal hospital is located when participating in outdoor activities that may increase their pet’s risk of being bitten.  Snake […]