By Lori S. Mohr (as referenced by First Aid For Dogs by Tim Hawcroft)
CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) is the process of breathing
life back into an unconscious living being. A similar technique can also work
effectively on dogs.
The signs that indicate the need for CPR include unconsciousness, lack of arousal, lack of physical movement, or eye blinking. These symptoms can occur from drowning, choking, electrical shock, or a number of other situations.
The key to canine CPR is remembering the ABCs:
To perform the three techniques, follow these steps.