SNAKES

About 15,000 dogs and cats are bitten by snakes annually. More dogs than cats are bitten and dogs are usually bitten on their heads or extremities. A snake bite should ALWAYS be considered an emergency!!!! If you even suspect your dog has been bitten by a snake take the dog to an Emergency Veterinarian Immediately. TIME IS OF THE ESSENCE!!!!

What are the Symptoms of a Snake Bite?

What Should I Do If My Dog is Bitten?

Prevention:

Snakes need cover to hunt in and protect themselves. If they don’t have places to hide they are less likely to be around.