Performing CPR On Pets

If your pet has stopped breathing, mouth-to-nose resuscitation can be performed. To perform CPR on your pet:

  • cpr1Wrap your hands around your pet’s jaw and nose so the airway via their mouth is sealed.
  • Blow a slow long breath through your pet’s nostrils until their chest rises.
  • Allow the chest to reduce.
  • Repeat

Continue this process until you get to your veterinarian or your pet commences breathing on their own.

For more information, including pictures, visit PVE Pet CPR.

Written by Perth Vet Emergency



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