Abilene vet clinic sees 10 rattlesnake bites in 48 hours

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - An Abilene veterinary clinic has reported a rash of rattlesnake attacks on pets.

The Emergency Veterinary Clinic of Abilene has reported that within the past 48 hours, they have seen 10 pets come in suffering from rattlesnake bites.

The post from the clinic says the bites came from baby snakes


Thankfully snake bites are treatable, with antivenom, IV fluids, pain medication and anti-inflammatories. All the affected animals are expected to fully recover.

The clinic is reminding everyone to be extra cautious as these rattlers are on the move.

The Emergency Veterinary Clinic of Abilene is located at 909 Industrial. They can be reached at (325) 691-1504.

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