Did you know that the Heimlich maneuver can be used on dogs in a choking emergency?
Here's a step-by-step guide from the American Kennel Club to save your dog's life in an emergency:
𝑵𝒐𝒕𝒆: 𝑶𝒏𝒍𝒚 𝒂𝒕𝒕𝒆𝒎𝒑𝒕 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝑯𝒆𝒊𝒎𝒍𝒊𝒄𝒉 𝒎𝒂𝒏𝒆𝒖𝒗𝒆𝒓 𝒊𝒇 𝒚𝒐𝒖 𝒅𝒐 𝒏𝒐𝒕 𝒉𝒂𝒗𝒆 𝒆𝒏𝒐𝒖𝒈𝒉 𝒕𝒊𝒎𝒆 𝒕𝒐 𝒎𝒂𝒌𝒆 𝒊𝒕 𝒕𝒐 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒗𝒆𝒕. 𝑰𝒅𝒆𝒂𝒍𝒍𝒚, 𝒉𝒂𝒗𝒆 𝒂 𝒗𝒆𝒕 𝒐𝒏 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒑𝒉𝒐𝒏𝒆 𝒕𝒐 𝒉𝒆𝒍𝒑 𝒘𝒂𝒍𝒌 𝒚𝒐𝒖 𝒕𝒉𝒓𝒐𝒖𝒈𝒉.
𝐅𝐨𝐫 𝐒𝐦𝐚𝐥𝐥 𝐂𝐚𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐞𝐬 There are two methods: 1. Pick up the dog and hold them with their back to your front. Find the soft spot on their abdomen under their ribs. Using the thumb side of your fist, gently thrust inwards and upwards. 2. Lay the dog on their back. Find the soft spot on the abdomen under the ribs. Using the heel of your hand, gently press inwards and upwards. Heimlich Maneuver for Large Canines
𝐅𝐨𝐫 𝐋𝐚𝐫𝐠𝐞 𝐂𝐚𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐞𝐬 There are two methods: 1. Stand the dog on their hind legs and hold them like a person with their back to your front. Find the soft spot on the abdomen under the ribs. Using your fist, thrust inwards and upwards. 2. Lay the dog on their side. Find the soft spot on their abdomen under the ribs. Supporting them from the back, press a fist upwards and inwards towards their spine.
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