Slithering Surprise: What You Need to Know About Snake Safety and Dogs

If you are an outdoorsy type, chances are, you have encountered at least a few snakes while on the trails or exploring nature. Each year, thousands of dogs get bitten by snakes, an estimated 150,000. Much of these bites are from rattlesnakes, but there are other venomous snakes to be aware of, too, especially if you travel to areas where there are other species of snakes. 

The good news, though, is that you can keep your pawed pal protected through education, awareness, and precautionary measures. Let’s take a closer look as your friends at Redwood Veterinary Hospital explore the topic of snakes safety and dogs.

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