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CPR, or cardiopulmonary resuscitation, can, if done correctly can save lives.

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We have all heard miraculous stories about people being revived with CPR. But, did you know that you can perform CPR on your dog?

According to the avma.org, fewer than 6% of cats or dogs that have cardiac arrest survive.

According to Elaine Acker, the former CEO of Pets America – you can help save a dog’s life with CPR!

In the video below she will show you how it is done!

This video is from 2007 and the technique still works!

In 2012, some of the guidelines for pet CPR changed. Please do not try and practice CPR on a healthy dog!

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Take a look at this video

There is a risk that you can cause physical complications or even fatal damage, according to petmd.com.

Talk with your veterinarian for more information about this life-saving procedure.

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