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Dog and Puppy First Aid: Burns

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This is not meant as a substitute for veterinary care.
Always seek help from your vet after an emergency.

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1. You saw your pet contact something hot
2. Singed fir
3. Red and Inflamed skin.

1. Flush the area with cool water for 5 to 10 minutes.
2. Small dogs can be placed in a sink. Use a water bottle for larger dogs.
3. Call your vet and take your dog to the vet.

Do not apply ointment
Do not delay veterinary attention
Do not remove burned hair or skin yourself.

Burns should be addressed immediately and can be life threatening.