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What to do When you Meet a Stray Pet

When you come across a stray animal it can be natural to want to instantly help reunite the pet with its owner. Losing a pet is a very sad and stressful experience, so having the opportunity to relieve someone of the pain of not now knowing what has happened to their furry friend can be hard to resist. However, stray animals can carry diseases and be highly dangerous. That is why it is important to know what steps to take when encountering a stray animal.

If you or someone you care about has been the victim of an animal attack due to the negligence of someone else, you may be eligible for compensation. The Jacksonville animal attack lawyer Donald Guthrie, P.A. has experience fighting for the due compensation of those who have suffered at the expense of another. Contact our offices today at 904-296-1088 to get started on your case.

Tips for Interacting with a Stray Animal

When you come across a stray animal it is important to act with caution. Some steps you should take when encountering a stray include:

  • If the animal looks violent or sick, do not touch it or go near it. Instead call animal control.
  • If the animal looks safe, approach slowly and check for tags
  • Never let a strange or stray animal go near your face.
  • Wash your hands thoroughly after touching any strange animals.
  • If you are bitten or scratched by an unknown animal, immediately clean the wound and seek medical attention

Interacting with dogs, cats, or any other animal can be more dangerous than many people realize. It is important to always keep safety in mind when approaching a stray pet.

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When someone’s negligence causes another person to suffer, those responsible must be held accountable. If you have been involved in a painful accident due to the poor decision making of someone else, you may be eligible for compensation. Contact the Jacksonville personal injury lawyer Donald Guthrie, P.A. today at 904-296-1088 to learn more about your options and get started on your case.








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