A Refresher on Avoiding Snake Bites in Pets

HOT_iStock_000005681578_LargeIt’s that time of year again! Our slithering friends wake up and become more active, putting you and your pet at greater risk for an encounter. A situation can quickly turn into an emergency if precautions have not been taken.

From Coral Snakes to Western Diamondbacks, Texas (and many neighboring states) is rife with venomous and nonvenomous reptiles. Snake bites in pets are particularly common this time of year, which is why we’re offering a refresher on snake safety and pets.

Prevent Snake Bites in Pets

Thankfully, most snakes and other venomous reptiles hope to avoid us as much as we want to avoid them. Protecting you and your pet means being prepared and understanding the dangers. Below are some techniques to avoid snake bites in pets (and humans too!): Continue…