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post #1 of (permalink) Old 04-28-2014, 01:55 PM Thread Starter
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Snake Repellant/protection?

A friend, who's lived in the neighborhood for a while, told me that he's lost two dogs to "blood poisoning," possibly related to a snake bite. I did a bit of research and it looks like our area is home to the Timber Rattlesnake, the Northern Copperhead and the Eastern Cottonmouth.

How do you detect a snake bite in a dog? How is it treated? What do you do to protect yours? I've been scouring Amazon for snake repellant for the yard. Do you have any recommendations on that front? Anything else I can do to protect her? Many thanks!

Della - GSD- DOB 10/23/13
Dina - GSD - RIP 09/01/98
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