3 Tips For Dealing With Dog Emergencies

Written by by Paul J. Buckley

Have you ever thought about what you need to do should your dog – or another dog – ever suffer a serious, life-threatening injury? What if they have a severe allergy to an insect bite or a bee sting? It’s great to know your vet’s phone number, but what if something happens during off hours? What if you don’t know whererepparttar closest emergency animal clinic is located?

Augh! Enough withrepparttar 141374 questions already, right? Any emergency is stressful and scary, and one involving that furry little four-legged member of your family is no exception. The toughest of owners can be instantly reduced to helpless balls of mush if something’s wrong with their dogs and they can’t figure out what to do.

1. Preparation is key.

The key to getting through a veterinary emergency is preparation. You may think you have that covered with a first aid kit and havingrepparttar 141375 phone number to your vet handy, but what if there isn’t enough time to move your dog? You need to be well-versed in some ofrepparttar 141376 more common animal emergencies just in case a situation ever arises. And hey, if a situation never arises, you’ll still feel more confident knowing that you haverepparttar 141377 ability to deal with one.

2. Know how to care for wounds.

Did you know that you shouldn’t use hydrogen peroxide on a bleeding wound? Nope. It slows clotting torepparttar 141378 area, which means your dog could actually lose more blood than he would if you didn’t userepparttar 141379 peroxide at all. In fact,repparttar 141380 best way to treat a deep, severely bleeding wound is to apply a clean cloth and hold it in place for five minutes, then taperepparttar 141381 cloth torepparttar 141382 wound. That original cloth should never be removed – that also slows clotting – and should instead be layered with more clean cloths if blood soaks through.

Pet Business Ideas

Written by Chrissie Cole

"When allrepparttar receipts are tallied, Americans will have spent $13.64 billion on their pets in 2004. And that number is climbing each and every year." If you want to start a business of your own and you are also a pet lover – there are many different pet business ideas to choose from. It is definitely worth it to take some time and do your research!

Pet Business Ideas and profit margins are plentiful - but first you have to find which pet business is right for you. There are many different pet business ideas you can choose from, you just have to find one that will work for “you”.

Below arerepparttar 141266 most popular pet business ideas to give you just a glimpse of what is possible. We didn’t even list all of them! Which pet business would make a perfect match for you?

A dog bakery business is by farrepparttar 141267 most popular of new pet businesses popping up all aroundrepparttar 141268 world. If you love pets and you also love baking, this would be a perfect match. The profit margins are incredible asrepparttar 141269 treats can be made for pennies and sold for twice that and more! One ofrepparttar 141270 great things about a dog bakery business is you can do business online, offline or both leaving you will many options!

A pet sitting business ranks in asrepparttar 141271 second most popular pet business idea. Just imagine spending your day with your favorite four legged friends and making money too! Pet Sitting is a pet lovers dream.

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