Carbon monoxide poisoning in pets
Hear the true story of how one veterinary kennel team learned the importance of fire-safety training. Boarding kennel practice manager Nadja Torling relives the fateful morning she opened Best Friends Pet Care in Wheat Ridge, Colo., to find a kennel full of smoke.
Veterinary team members at Wheat Ridge Animal Hospital in Wheat Ridge, Colo., were some of the first volunteers to help triage and treat the victims of the Best Friends Pet Care fire. Read how the team banned together to help the dogs affected by smoke inhalation and carbon monoxide poisoning.
View photos from Wheat Ridge Animal Hospital’s intensive ward from the day of the fire.
Get the facts about carbon monoxide poisoning in pets in this quick Q&A.
Download this client handout to raise clients’ awareness levels and prepare them for the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning in pets.
Trained veterinary technicians can place and manage various methods of oxygen supplementation, including oxygen masks and cages and nasal prongs and catheters. Here’s a practical overview of how to deliver supplemental oxygen using these methods and more.