Please note: Information in this post is not meant as a substitute for veterinary care. Always consult your veterinarian in an emergency.
- High heart rate and respiratory rate
- The dog is dazed and may not respond
- Stay calm and call your vet and take your dog to them right away.
- Treat for shock.
- Keep your dog calm.
- Control any bleeding by applying pressure.
- Keep your pet warm.
A traumatic injury refers to a physical injury that was onset suddenly and severely. It requires medical attention. Trauma may cause your dog to go into shock.
Traumatic injuries are the result of a wide variety of blunt, penetrating, and burn mechanisms. They include vehicle collisions, exercise s injuries, falls, natural disasters, and a multitude of other physical injuries that can occur at home or on the street and require immediate care.