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Accidents & Injuries: Dog


Eye Injuries in Dogs

Even the smallest eye injury (a tiny scratch, for example) can develop into an infected wound and loss of vision. Never gamble with your dog's eyesight -- always seek immediate...


Broken Bones in Dogs

Dogs break (or fracture) bones for a lot of reasons. Often they break due to traffic accidents or incidents such as falls. Sometimes the bone isn’t broken at all, but is pulled...


Burns and Scalds in Dogs

Burns can be caused by a variety of household items, including electrical equipment and chemicals. Very light burns can be treated at home and only cause superficial damage, while...