• Veterinary Highlights: Have You Even Heard About "Dry Drowning?"

    7 monthes ago - By Dawg Business

    Have you ever heard the term "dry drowning?" I haven't either.
    The worst part, I think, is that it can happen anywhere between hours to DAYS after the trip to the beach. If it happened days after, how would anybody be able to make the connection?
    Dry drowning involves complications after swallowing too much saltwater and/or sand. If you wonder why a dog would do that-not on purpose, usually. Just fetching a ball and playing in the waves can lead to ingestion of enough water or sand. Though some dogs do seem to like bite at waves as well.
    Fortunately, it is not very common but it can happen...
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