Puppy got hit by a Car?

United States
June 14, 2009 11:03pm CST
I was wondering if anyone else here has ever had a puppy hit by a car? My daughters took ours outside earlier. As soon as they turn their backs the puppy stepped off the side of our yard and was hit by a car. She got up and ran to the house. She will not put any weight on one of her legs. Around here we don't have a vet open on the weekend nor a 24hr one. So I had my husband pick her up and put her in the dog cage in the house and I will be taken her in the morning. So have any of your puppies been hit by a car? Did they live or die?
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@cbjones (1157)
• United States
15 Jun 09
I've never had a puppy hit by a car. I did have an adult dog that was unfortunate enough to get hit by one though. It was pretty gruesome(her eye came out!) but she survived the ordeal.
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• United States
15 Jun 09
She is at the vet. The bone is broke to high to cast it... The vet said she will have to pin it or the dog may have to live with it broke. I just will be glad when she can come home and stay.
@uath13 (8207)
• United States
15 Jun 09
I had one run into the side of a moving bus. I had to treat here for shock but she recovered after a few days.
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• United States
15 Jun 09
We just got back from vet. Angel is up walking around. She is not using the left leg. They say that the leg is broke. They are keeping her for two days.
@seven74 (120)
• Singapore
15 Jun 09
Well, I've got a pet dog. She has never been hit by a car and I hope that she never has to experience that. She was almost ran over by a bicycle before though, and that got me all jittery so I can't imagine what would happen IF she were to be hit by a car. You should get your dog to a vet as soon as possible. She could have hurt her leg in the accident. Don't delay treatment. Take her to the vet as soon as it opens. I pray for the safety of your puppy.
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• United States
15 Jun 09
We took her first thing this morning. She is having to stay at the vet for the next two days. I will keep you posted on how she is doing.
@ravinskye (8242)
• United States
15 Jun 09
When we were younger we had a puppy that got hit by a car. I probably was about 5 or 6 because I can remember it and it was at our old house before we moved. I saw it got hit but I was on our porch so i just saw the back of the car as it hit the dog. It was only a few months old. I guess the lady kept trying to avoid the puppy but it was confused so when she swerved he kept running in front of her while trying to get away from her. After that my mom never let us get a dog again. I didn't understand it though till now we have kids and my daughters cat ran away. She was so heartbroken it broke my heart, so I could only imagine what my mother must have felt seeing her two little girls crying over their puppy that got hit by a car.
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• United States
15 Jun 09
i understand where you are coming from. It hurts me just as much as the kids when a pet passes away. I cried yesterday after the dog was hit.. I did not know if she was going to make it thru the ight. i am happy that she was alive when I got up this morning.
@modstar (9612)
• Philippines
15 Jun 09
Moochie got under a jeep. I don't know but he survive. My sister told me that he went under the tire but i guess because of the speed, the pressure is less considering that the tired was on top of his stomach. He was trembling afterwards and catching some breath. He organ just won't get it inside and his body was all muddy. Mom thought he wouldn't make but he is still alive now and healthy, thank God.
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• United States
15 Jun 09
We took my puppy Angel to vet this morning. The vet says she is ok.. Other than a broke leg. I will keep you posted.
@lingli_78 (12844)
• Australia
16 Jun 09
i never experienced having a puppy being hit by a car before because i always keep my puppy indoor when i have one in the past... i don't want to bring her outside for fear that i might lose her because she runs really fast... i hope your puppy is alright and will get well soon... good luck... take care and have a nice day...
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• United States
15 Jun 09
I have not, but my mother has and she said her puppy die instantly. She said it was a cute puppy too.
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@ersmommy1 (12600)
• United States
15 Jun 09
Never had a dog hit by a car. Poor thing, I hope she will be ok. My mom did have her dog jump out the car window and get dragged by the leash while she pulled over. The dog was pretty banged up but survived and healed well.
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• China
15 Jun 09
Well, I don't have a puppy got hit by a car. But yesterday evening, I did witness a similar case when I was walking. A puppy was running under the wheel of a bicycle and got hit. It must hurt because it screamed loudly. Fortunately, it wasn't very serious for it could stand up and walk slowly.
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15 Jun 09
That is really sad to read about Anybody getting hit by a car is sad, but a puppy is just too much to comprehend I have never had this happen, but I have never owned a dog before. I am more of a cat person, thankfully none of my cats ever got hit by a car though.
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@sacmom (14315)
• United States
15 Jun 09
My mom had a pup that got hit by a car some years ago. He survived, but both of his back legs were paralyzed. He was very active just the same though. He loved chasing a ball. Are you positive there are no emergency vets in your area? I didn't know there was one in my area until I looked it up online one day. I hope your puppy will be okay. Good luck!
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