• Dog Medical Emergencies Survey: Are Bug Stings an Emergency?

    5 monthes ago - By Dawg Business

    27.78% survey participants checked bug stings as being an emergency.
    Our guys got their share of bee stings. While painful and distressing, most bug stings indeed are not an emergency.
    Because the hornet stung Cookie on the face, we kept the key in the ignition and watched carefully. I gave Benadryl immediately and the swelling started going down in couple of hours. If it got any worse, we'd gone to a vet.
    Last time when Cookie stepped on a bee, she was very unimpressed. She was limping, shaking her foot, I could see it hurt a lot. Typically, I give Benadryl, but because Cookie was showing...
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