If You Love Your Pets You Need To Know These Animal First Aid Tips

If You Love Your Pets You Need To Know These Animal First Aid Tips

You've probably learnt about First Aid at some point in your life. However, do you know how to administer First Aid to your pets? Here are some tips that could be incredibly useful if your pet ever needs emergency First Aid.

Although we hope you never have to confront this kind of situation, these simple actions are always good to bear in mind as they could well save your pet's life.  

Heart massage

Lay your pet on its side and place yourself behind it. Place your palms one on top of the other and place them above the higher part of your pet's ribs.  Give 100 compressions a minute. If your pet is very small then just use your fingers.

Mouth to mouth

Breathe into your pet's mouth in order to get air into their lungs. Keep an eye on their stomach to ensure it's filling up at the moment you breathe out.

• Emma Jensen
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