If your child suffers a snake bite, it’s important to remain calm and take the appropriate actions.
In this video, a professional snake handler provides tips on treating a child who has suffered a snake bite. You don’t necessarily need to have seen the snake in order to obtain emergency medical care for a possible venomous bite. However, if you do see the animal, be sure to note the color, size, and patterns. It is crucial to seek immediate medical attention for your child regardless of the type of bite. Learn more in this full video.
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