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This year in Yerington and surrounding areas the rattlesnakes are out in full force. We have already seen multiple cases for rattlesnake bites and have had a lot of reports of rattlesnake sitings in the area. We offer the rattlesnake vaccine to help protect your dog, ask us how we can help you today!!

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RATTLESNAKES-

Safety tips for you and your pet if you should encounter a rattlesnake while you are out and about-

405 S. Main Street

Yerington NV 89447

775-463-0055

      1. Walk your dog on a 6ft leash.

      2.  Avoid rocky or dense brush areas.

      3.  Know dog rattlesnake bite symptoms

  • puncture wounds
  • severe pain
  • elevated temperature
  • restlessness, panting, or drooling.
  • lethargy, weakness, collapse
  • muscle tremors
  • diarrhea
  • seizures

       5. If you encounter a rattlesnake calmly and slowly back  

           away from the snake until you are out of striking 

           distance. Thencarefully  leave the area.

       6. If your dog or cat is bitten by a rattlesnake limit his/her 

           physical activity. Carry the pet to the car (if you are able)

           and get them to the veterinarian immediately.