Did you know this was a sign of a feral cat? Some organizations capture, spay and neuter and then release feral cats back to the wild. And while this does tremendously help unwanted population in feline control, you could still be subject to the cons of those on the wild side. Feral cats, rats, possums and host of others can spread disease through feces, bites and parasites. These diseases can then transfer from wild to domestic pets and in some cases from animal to human. There are many procedures you can implement to help safeguard your environment and keep you and your pets safe. Taking Pet First Aid & CPR can help you to become more proactive in your pets health in areas you may have not considered as a part of your pets health!
Animal proofing your home and/or office is the easiest way to prevent the need for pet first aid. Many know to pick up toys and items a dog may choke on, or to tie up curtain cords or put the fish bowl out of reach. But when is the last time you saw your pet’s environment from their level? That's right get down on all fours and look at your home. I found pennies, a sandwich bag tie, extension cords and some paper clips: and that was just in the living room! Pennies, diaper rash lotion, suntan oils, nuts and bolts contain zinc which can cause liver poisoning: aka Jaundice! Would you know what signs to look for? Do you know how to make your dog vomit? Would you know what to do if your pet suffered a discomfort or illness due to its natural nature.. (Chop chop chop) Pet proofing your home is the easiest way to prevent the need for pet first aid and CPR and taking a Pet Safety Course and applying just one technique before you get to the vets office saves 25% more pets! (Statistic by the American Animal Hospital Association) Check your pet’s environment, arm yourself with pet first aid knowledge and be prepared for one emergency almost all pets have just because their line truly is: i eat stuff!