Dogs that are the victim of snake bites are usually bitten on the nose or face as they investigate, while cats are usually bitten on the paws as they bat at the snake, says veterinarian Jaimie Ronchetto. An animal that is limping, has facial swelling, or suddenly becomes lethargic and sick might have been bitten by a venomous snake and should receive immediate veterinary treatment, Dr. Ronchetto says.
Swelling, limping could be signs of snake bite
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