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Spider Bite

Dog Bug Bites

…sting rather than bite and inject venom into their victim by way of their stinger. This venom causes the characteristic reaction on the canines skin and often leads to more swelling than would normally be seen with most biting insects such as fleas or mosquitoes. Spider bites can also cause large, swollen bumps or sores. This type of reaction is caused by enzymes and other proteins found in spider venom. Practically all spiders are poisonous and,…

Cat Black Widow Spider Bite

…bugs or spiders, nor can they discern the difference between a poisonous spider and one that is harmless. Their curiosity gets the better of them, which is what can cause them to be bitten.The Black Widow Spider The female black widow spider has more venom than the male and is the one that could potential cause harm to your cat. The venom itself is a neurotoxin, however, spiders do not prey on cats, children, or adults; rather they bite to defend…

Dog Black Widow Spider Bite

…or spiders, nor can they discern the difference between a poisonous spider or one that is harmless. Their curiosity gets the better of them, which is what can cause them to be bitten.The Black Widow Spider The female black widow spider has more venom than the male and is the one that could potentially cause harm to your dog. The venom itself is a neurotoxin, however, spiders do not prey on pets, children, or adults, and instead they bite to…

Cat Bug Bites

…in the case of mosquito or flea bites. While spider bites are quite uncommon for cats, when they do occur they can cause large bumps or sores. Enzymes and proteins found in the spiders venom are responsible for triggering the swelling and other symptoms. Although nearly all spiders are poisonous, in most cases their fangs are not big enough or strong enough to penetrate skin. Therefore, the majority of spider bites will not be dangerous and will…

Cat Limping

…cartilage that has come loose and lodged in the joint. This can be very painful. , such as tick bites, and spider stings can cause your cat to limp. Snake bites and will also fall into the same areas. If your cat has a reaction other than some irritation and swelling, you need to contact your veterinarian. This is even more important with snake bites, if you cannot identify the type of snake that bit your cat. Back injuries can cause limping and…

Dog Limping

…that has come loose and lodged in the joint. This can be very painful. , such as from a tick or , and spider stings can cause your dog to limp. Snake bites and will fall into the same areas. If your dog has a reaction other than some irritation and swelling, you need to contact your veterinarian. This is even more important with snake bites, if you cannot identify the type of snake that bit your dog. Back injuries can cause limping; often this…

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