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January 27, 2007

Pet Oxygen Masks Saving Animal Lives

Pet oxygen masks are helping firefighters save the lives of animals trapped in house fires.

“In the past, we used regular air masks like the firefighters use. In a pinch, it works,” said Norman Flanders, fire chief in this small Vermont town, which was given a set of pet masks by a local animal welfare group Tuesday. “But these masks are designed specifically to fit over the muzzle of a cat or a dog.”

It's great to know firefighters will be better equipped to save our animal friends in the event of a fire.

Pet oxygen masks coming to the rescue in fires

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