Snout-To-Mouth, Would You?

 |  Oct 22nd 2009  |   117 Contributions


The Associated Press and Petside took a poll, they found out most dog owners are willing to go snouth-to-mouth but aren't really prepared for an emergency.cprx-inset-community

Here are some of the poll results from the AP, go to their site to read more.

* 63% of dog owners and 53% of cat owners would be at least somewhat likely to perform CPR on their pet.

* 65% of women vs. 50% of men say they'd be more likely to perform CPR.

* 54% don't have a fire evacuation plan.

*41% have had at least one incident requiring an emergency trip to the vet.

* 30% of dog owners and 22% of cat owners at least sometimes give them bones from table scraps.

* 20% have a pet first aid kit at home.

* 16% have pets who've had allergic reactions.

* 7% have pets that have eaten something poisonous.

What about you, would you perform snout-to-mouth? Give me a bark.

*Photo courtesy Robin Loznak, AP

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