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When you live in snake country, you and your animals are at risk for snake bites.  So how do you treat a snake bite?  There are many articles, stories, snake bite kits, and unfortunately fallacies out there.  This article will help you understand the right thing to do if you, your horse or dog is bitten by a snake.

Frances Fitzgerald Cleveland lives in snake country just southwest of the Denver metro area in Colorado.  She and her husband, along with her two horses have experienced rattlesnake bites first hand.  Frances is also the founder of Frogworks,  natural healing with plants and essential oils for you and your animals.  This article will also include some natural ways to assist in healing from a snake bite.

To understand exactly what happens to a person and animal during a snake bite, I will share with you France's husband's experience.  John was working out in the field when he stepped on a rattlesnake.  Unfortunately since John stepped on the snake, there was no warning before the snake attacked and bit him, injecting John with a full dose of venom.  Most snakes do not want anything to do with humans, but when startled or feel threatened they will defend themselves, as in the case with John. 

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