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dog chewed on cord and got electrocuted what to do if

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dog chewed on cord and got electrocuted what to do if cant get to a vet
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Jane Lefler replied 8 years ago.

If you think your puppy chewed through a wire, it is important that your puppy be seen. The electric shock from chewing on a cord can have very bad side effects not to mention the burns that occur in the dog's mouth. You can read about this here:

You can rinse out the pup's mouth with cool water to help with any pain she may have, but she really needs to see your vet. If finances are an issue, perhaps one of the following organizations can help.
Help-A-Pet This group helps low income families with vet care.

IMOM   This organization help people with emergency medical care in some cases.

Care Credit Quick application and approval for care credit card. You can sometimes apply and get approval while you are at the vet office.

American Animal Hospital Association
Helps animals that have been abandoned or if the owner is having financial hardships

Angels 4 Animals
This organization offers financial aid or treatment to those pets and owners in need.

God's Creatures Ministry
Help pay Vet bills for those that need help

The Pet Fund
Helps provide emergency vet care to those in need.

United Animal Nations
They help rescuers, low income and homeless pay for vet care.

I hope this information is helpful to you.

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