Emergency Field First-Aid for Bird Dogs

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Being prepared for field emergencies is equally important to having a properly conditioned bird dog. Luckily, most injuries a dog incurs can be readily treated in the field, but knowing how to handle a more serious accident could make a difference in the prognosis for your dog. It’s important to know your dog well and be able to readily recognize the signs of something wrong. 

“Traumatic injuries are the most common problems that occur in hunting dogs,” says Joe Spoo, DVM, DACVSMR, a hunting dog specialist from Best Care Pet Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. “Your field outings likely won’t involve more than a few minor nicks and scratches. However, if you run dogs long enough, you’re bound to

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