Dog got a hold of my hen.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by cin0758, Nov 29, 2011.

  1. cin0758

    cin0758 New Egg

    Aug 12, 2011
    My dog got a hold of my hen today, she is alive and her breathing sounds a little rattley. I dont know what to do or what to try to feed her to build her strength up. I have her wrapped up in towels in a warm area, I have given her some water. Her eyes are shut and her head drupsand she does move her feet a bit but she is just resting. Any answers soon would be great, Thanks..
  2. DDRanch

    DDRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 15, 2008
    I would definitely keep her isolated and in a warm and safe area. Do not force water or feed as if she has internal injuries you could make it worse. If she is in shock and not physically injured she needs rest, quiet, lots of TLC and little handling. Food and water within her area. Good luck.
  3. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

  4. mstrrlm

    mstrrlm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 23, 2011
    Picayune, MS
    Buy a muzzle from local pet store or internet and put it on dog anytime you put the dog out. This is what we had to do after my wife's dog killed a chicken. She thought they were her play toys, and make sure even if chickens are not out put the muzzle on.

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