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What should you do if your dog is bitten in the lip by a

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What should you do if your dog is bitten in the lip by a copperhead snake?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.
Bring him to a 24 hour facility where he could receive antivenom. There is nothing of value that can be done by caretakers at home for crotalid (copperhead, e.g.)-bitten dogs.
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.
Hi,

I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

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