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Dog and Puppy First Aid: Burns

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

Actions
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:
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.