Treating Bee Sting Pain for Pets

Bee Sting Pain

When your pup’s paws, nose or any other part of her body comes into contact with a bee that stings, it’s as painful to her as it would be to you. Sodium Bicarbonate (Baking Soda) can help take the sting away by creating a paste with a little water.

For Signs of a Dog Bee Sting, See Below:

  • Swelling of the face or muzzle
  • Thickening ear flaps
  • Hives

More serious reactions after a dog bee sting may also occur. These require immediate medical assistance:

  • collapsing
  • trembling
  • weakness
  • disorientation
  • pale gums
  • quickened breathing
  • vomiting
  • agitation
  • excessive drooling
  • diarrhea

If you see that your dog has been stung by a bee, gently remove the stinger. This will stop additional venom from entering your dog’s system. Then, wash the area down with mild soap and water. PLEASE NOTE: SEEK MEDICAL ADVICE FOR REMOVING THE BEE STING TO AVOID HURTING YOUR DOG.

Below shows several remedies that can help ease the pain.

Baking Soda Paste

Make a paste of Sodium Bicarbonate (Baking Soda) and Water. Apply to the sting area several times a day to soothe the skin and reduce itching.

Apple Cider Vinegar

Soak cotton balls in apple cider vinegar and place on the bite to help counteract venom. Repeat several times a day.

Cold Compresses

Apply ice packs or cold compresses to reduce swelling for five minute intervals.

Have you tried any of these Tips? How helpful were they?

HAVE YOU GOT ANYMORE HELPFUL TIPS FOR OTHER PET OWNERS? COMMENT BELOW!

PLEASE NOTE: PLEASE CONSULT YOUR VET BEFORE TRYING ANY OF THESE METHODS.

 

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