Jackie " Hairy Babies" Rattigan -
just had the most terrifying moment.....gave milo his last tablet of the day,he has a heart problem so has to take medication, I normally just push them down his throat.....a few mins later he starts choking....proper I can't breath choking......I know for a fact if I hadn't done this first aid course he'd be dead now.....I pressed on him really hard and the tab flew out. I cant even imagine what would have happened if I didnt know what to do, as his tablet was so small there was no way I could have seen it in his throat. I strongly recommend every one with a dog to take this course, its a very frightening expeirence to see your dog choking & Im just so greatful I knew what to do.
From Frank Goss in Cork
big drama tonight. elaine my wife called me in a panic , dog is choking. kids start screaming and elaine starts crying. Managed to get elaine to hold the dog on top of table and have a look , couldn't get obstruction out as dog was to distressed. so got a small towel and got elaine to hold his top jaw and teeth out of the way. managed to remove the ostruction wedged at the back of his throat. a piece of hard
thornbush (thorns included) about 2 inches long and about a centimetre thick. drama over
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