‘Falling For Your Dog’ More Than a Figure of Speech
Trips and falls send many dog owners to the emergency room: how to keep safe.
Emergency room physician Dr. Jessica Normile has seen it all when it comes to people falling over their pets — literally. “You’d be surprised how many dog-related injuries there are,” says the doctor, who treats patients at the Detroit Medical Center Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital in Commerce, Michigan. “We had an ice storm recently, and a lady went out there to shovel a path for her dog and slipped and ended up with a brain bleed.”