Dog First Aid & Emergency Care

When your dog gets hurt, it's important to know how to quickly address the problem. These dog first aid and emergency care tips will help you take action to protect your pooch when he or she needs it most.

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How to Do CPR on Your Dog

This article will help you decide if your dog needs CPR and how to perform CPR on your dog in an emergency.

How to Help Your Dog Heal from Bee Stings & Insect Bites

Insect stings and bites hurt, and the same goes for dogs stung by bees. Here's one vet's advice on what to do after your pup tangles with a pest.

How to Give a Dog CPR and the Heimlich Maneuver

Knowing canine CPR and the dog Heimlich maneuver could save your canine friend's life. Here is how to give a dog CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) and administer other pet first aid techniques so you're prepared in case of an emergency.

A Vet’s Guide to Understanding Dog Seizures

Nothing makes you feel more helpless than watching your dog experience a seizure. Here’s everything you need to know about dog seizures according to a veterinarian.

How to Tell If Your Dog Is Having an Allergic Reaction & What to Do

Learn how to recognize the signs of an allergic reaction in your dog and what you can do at home to help him.

How to Prevent Xylitol Poisoning in Your Dog

This sugar substitute is found in many common foods, including gum, toothpaste, and peanut butter—and it can be deadly for dogs.

More First Aid & Emergency Care

What to Do If Another Dog Bites Your Dog

Whether your dog got himself into a fight or was attacked out of the blue, he will need prompt care. Learn how to check for damage, clean the wound, and assess the need for veterinary attention.