Steering Clear of Serpents: Snake Safety for Pets

2015.03.18-HOT_iStock_000015823910_Large (1)As a Texan, you’re no stranger to snakes. Texas snakes can be found across our state’s landscape; they’re in our backyards, on our trails, and in our picturesque bluebonnet fields. Whether you’re fascinated or reviled by these writhing reptiles, it’s important to recognize the risks they can pose for us and our four-legged family members. As a pet owner, it’s important to educate yourself about any potential dangers in your area, including venomous snakes.

Would you know what to do if you and your pet encountered a dangerous snake? Take this opportunity to arm yourself with knowledge about Texas snakes and how you can practice snake safety for pets. While many snakes are harmless, there are a certain few that we need to be on the lookout for. Continue…