Thursday, 2 October 2008

Not all injuries call for a trip to the vet

Veterinary Pet Insurance, the largest provider of pet health insurance in the U.S., has compiled a list of the 10 most common pet injuries. This article lists the most common injuries and tips on how to treat those injuries.

1. Lacerations/bite wounds

2. Torn nail

3. Insect bites/stings

4. Abrasions

5. Eye trauma

6. Punctures

7. Foreign objects in skin

8. Foreign objects in ear

9. Foreign object in foot

10. Snake bite

Source: Chicago Tribune

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