Condition 1, the dog is not breathing

Bichon Frise

Bichon Frise


Situation 1, the dog is not breathing

When you notice that your dog is not breathing, breathe immediately and manually. To know if he has stopped breathing, you can watch his chest rise and fall, or put a mirror in front of his nose, which should have steam on it if he is breathing.

[First aid steps]

1. Check for a heartbeat or pulse, and if there is none, apply external cardiac compressions and artificial respiration.

2. Remove any vomit, blood, or debris from the dog’s mouth. Pull out the tongue and close the mouth.

3. Put your mouth to the dog’s nose and blow into its nostrils until you see its chest rise and fall.

4. Release the opening and let the dog breathe out.


5. Repeat this every 5 seconds until the dog can breathe or the vet comes.

Condition 2: The dog has no heartbeat or pulse


Border Collie

Border Collie


Scenario 2: The dog has no heartbeat or pulse

When you find a dog without a heartbeat or pulse, you must apply extracardiac pressure.

[First aid steps]

1. Start by placing the back of your palm on the dog’s left chest behind the elbow.


2. Then place the other hand on top and press forward toward the brain downward so that blood from the heart can be pumped to the brain.

3. Do this every second, six times.

4. After six heart massages, you will perform oral and nasal respiration. This alternates until the dog wakes up.

Please don’t worry about hurting the dog’s ribs or putting too much pressure on the heartbeat massage. For many dogs, this is a life-or-death situation.

Situations where a dog has been in a car accident.


Tibetan mastiff

Tibetan Mastiff


Situation Dog in a car accident.


The basic principles of first aid for humans and dogs are the same. First aid can save a dog’s life, prevent deterioration, and help with a quick recovery. Please remember the basic principles of first aid.

[First aid steps]

1. Do not panic, approach the dog carefully and speak in a calm tone preferably done by a parent.

2. Start by gently securing the dog with a rope or leash.

3. Use a rope to make a snare to tie the dog’s mouth as follows:

A. Make a knot in the middle of the rope and then make a snare.

B. Put the snare around the dog’s mouth and tie it tightly with a knot.

C. Wrap the rope around the chin to the head and back, tie a knot and tie it tight. A frightened or injured dog will bite, tie the mouth to prevent.

4. Check for proper muzzling and no breathing difficulties.

5. First aid: check for heartbeat, breathing, hemorrhage, panting, and fractures.

6. Notify the veterinarian.

7. Move your dog carefully.

Please have a home first aid kit as a backup in case of an emergency.
Case 4. Dog poisoning by accident


Characteristics and treatment of diarrhea in the Shar-Pei



Scenario 4. Dog poisoning by accident

There are few cases of poisoning in dogs. Dogs do not sift through food as well as cats. Sometimes they will eat harmful substances. They also lick harmful substances from their hair. Symptoms of poisoning include acute vomiting, exhaustion, rapid muscle twitching, stiffness, weakness, and bleeding.

[First aid steps]

1. Wash the dog’s hair to prevent more harmful substances from entering its body.

2. Notify your veterinarian immediately if you have any of these symptoms.

3. If you know the dog swallowed those things, bring them and the container to the vet.

4. If your veterinarian tells you to vomit first with vomit, it is usually only effective for 30 minutes after the dog has eaten the toxic substance.

If the dog can stay awake and agile, you can make sure he does not digest corrosive and irritating substances. At this point, you should give your dog lots of soda or concentrated warm salt water. Common vomiting agents include sodium carbonate, salt, and mustard.

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Serious injuries usually require emergency and specialized veterinary assistance, but before removing a dog suffering from pain, you should first estimate the dog’s injury and take some first aid measures to keep it alive. First aid measures include:> 1.

1. Remove the dog from the source of danger to prevent further deterioration of its condition. You should also make sure the dog is physically functional to help relieve pain and mental anguish and help him recover.

2. It is possible that improper first aid could cause more harm than good to your dog. First determine the extent of your dog’s injuries, then give the necessary treatment and get immediate veterinary help. :

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