Pets can become snake bite victims too

Updated May 24 2018 - 8:44pm, first published December 16 2015 - 12:00am
Use a leash when exercising dogs in parkland to reduce the risk of snake bite.
Use a leash when exercising dogs in parkland to reduce the risk of snake bite.

ARMED with curiosity and natural hunting instincts it is not uncommon for our favourite four legged friends to cross paths with a snake. At this time of year, even city dogs and cats can have these encounters in local parks particularly those near bodies of water such as lakes and beaches.

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