Flat $0.99 or FREE shipping over $39 purchase

Firefighters Deploy New Tech to Save Pet Lives

Dogs Pets
Firefighters Deploy New Tech to Save Pet Lives When a fire breaks out in your home, firefighters have a bevy of tools for dealing with the blaze and ensuring you get out safe. And now they’re expanding their response protocols to include the rescue and recovery of pets in addition to humans. Fire units across the nation are investing in special pet rescue equipment that makes it easier for firefighters to provide lifesaving treatment to pets they rescue from residential blazes. One common investment? Pet-friendly oxygen masks. These masks attach to a regular oxygen treatment unit, but fit the snout of a cat or dog rather than a human. If the animal isn’t breathing, a re-breather can be used to inflate the animal’s lungs in further effort to save its life. Firefighters note that an increase in synthetic material in homes make toxic gases far more intense in modern blazes, thus emphasizing the requirement for oxygen treatment immediately after being removed from the fire. According to research, roughly 62 percent of Americans have a dog or cat in their homes. In other words, investing in lifesaving pet technology makes sense for fire departments, as they are very likely to encounter a pet at the majority of their emergency calls. Pet oxygen kits cost about $75 and can be donated to your local fire department if you’d like to contribute to their efforts to protect pets in your area.     About the Author: Craig Davis is VP of Vet Organics, a company which produces effective and safe natural remedies for dogs and cats.

Craig Davis

Craig is a lifelong pet owner and dog advocate with a special interest in animal and human longevity. He founded Vet Organics to develop an affordable, all-natural, safe and effective ear infection remedy for his dog, Lucy, whose chronic ear problems could not be solved by the vet.

What Customers Are Saying


EcoEars by Vet Organics fixed our girl's ears in the first couple of days & she was a whole new, happy dog again. THANK YOU Vet Organics!!!*

Nikki Wiedmer


EcoEars is a great product! I used it in my Lacey's ears and we haven't had any problems since.

Bonnie Schweitzer


Thank you for the peace of mind that my dog is not in discomfort anymore, thank you for this product being organic and good for our dog's ears, and seriously thank you for giving us an...

Melissa Block Demant


I used this product for my Boston last summer. Worked awesome. In 2 days, I've seen a improvement. Within 4 days, the infection was gone. My pit bull started having an issue with his...

Tina Neupauer


This stuff really works--after spending money at the vet @ $25 a bottle, it's saving me a lot of money.

José Olivo

*Results may vary based on factors such as age, size and physical condition of your pet.