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 Help a Choking Dog in an Emergency
Hopefully you'll never have to use this info, but it's good to be prepared just in case.
9 Signs That You Need to Get Your Pet To the Emergency Room
Our pets can't talk to us to tell us what's wrong or when they don't feel well. Here, a veterinarian shares nine signs that show your pet needs immediate medical attention. Here's what to look for.
How to Create a Pet First Aid Kit, According to a Vet
Do you have everything you need to care for your dog or cat in case of an emergency?
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.

More First Aid & Emergency Care

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.
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.

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.