Accidents, especially with new puppies are very common. Hot liquids or oils in pots if touched can cause a serious thermal burn. Heating pads if not used correctly can cause radiant heat burns similar to sunburn.
Other common burns include:
Cool the burned area with cold water as quickly as possible. Cover with damp towels. If the injury is due to a caustic substance, wash with plenty of cold water. If in the mouth press cloths soaked in clean cold water between the jaws.
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