Foreign Bodies in Pets

  Foreign Bodies in Pets

Foreign Bodies in Pets, Animal-proofing your house or petting room often can avert injuries from foreign bodies in the mouth, the eye, or the nose. Read the sections on animal proofing and toys carefully. Use the procedures that follow to treat your animal should an injury occur.

In the mouth

Grasp the animal’s body firmly, open the mouth and push the lower jaw down with a pencil. Locate the object (use a flashlight if necessary) and remove it with fingers.

In the eye

Grasp the animal’s body firmly, part the eyelid and examine the eye. If the object doesn’t wash out, put 1-3 drops of olive oil in the eye. If the foreign body is penetrating the surface DO NOT attempt to remove it. Go straight to the veterinarian.

In the nose

Don’t try to remove the object. Apply a cold compress to soothe the irritation and control bleeding. Contact the veterinarian.

 Pet Friendly Hotels | Global Discount Hotel Reservations

Travel | Vacations | Cheap Flights | Airline Tickets | Hotels Cruises | Last Minute Deals | Vacation Packages | Flight & Hotel Packages | Airfare Deals


tag: foreign bodies, foreign body removal, ear canal, cotton-tipped applicator, nationwide childrens hospital, ear nose, magnetic resonance imaging, granulation tissue, hearing loss, emergency room, computed tomography, bowel movement, throat specialist, betel nut, behavioral health, gastrointestinal tract,foreign bodies pets, dogs and cats, verichip corp, dog breeds, periodontal disease, allergic reaction, foreign language, malignant tumors, itchy cat, shampoos and conditioners, vomiting after surgery, corneal abrasions, bland food, gi tract, russian blue, physical exam, foreign bodies pets,




Share the joy