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We're starting this new series off with a 'what to do' if your curious collie or friendly fur baby finds themselves face to face with a snake while hiking with you.     Just the other day I was hiking a Chattanooga favorite, Stringers Ridge Park, and stumbled upon a 5-foot black rat snake. Luckily I only had to worry about myself, but I left the trail curious of the best way to care for a snake bitten pup.     North America has 15 species of rattlesnakes; two kinds of Water Moccasins, the Copperhead and Cottonmouth; and two kinds...

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