Do first responders take care of pets in a car accident?

Will first responders tend to pets' injuries? I take my pets with me on most of my errands. While I'm not paranoid, I do want to know what happens to pets in an accident.

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“First responders are not trained to perform medical care on pets, so they will not perform any attention on pets most of the time. They might actually be banned from doing so by their employer on grounds of liability.
In most cases, first responders will call animal control to assist with medical care on any pets found in the wreckage of a car accident. This is a reason why many experts agree that you shouldn’t take your pet with you on errands if you can avoid it.
While car insurance doesn’t gurantee your pets’ safety, it does make sure you, other drivers, and vehicles involved are protected in the event of an accident. If you haven’t reviewed your policy in awhile, it’s a good idea to do so every six months. If you want to simplify the process, try using Jerry. Jerry compares rates from the top companies and delivers the best deals to your phone in minutes for free.”
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Answered on Aug 30, 2021
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