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12 pets that survived crazy accidents

By: Morieka Johnson on Oct. 2, 2012, 6:32 p.m.
shiba inu on bed

Photo: VPI Pet Insurance

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Kei's vacation nightmare

Things took a bad turn when Kei’s paw got caught in an escalator grate while vacationing in Toronto, causing lacerations. Thankfully, a Good Samaritan directed Kei’s owner to the nearest emergency veterinarian and the Shiba Inu now has plenty of pep in his step.

Pet tip: Before you travel with pets, jot down the address and phone numbers for emergency veterinary facilities near your hotel. lists more than 20,000 veterinarians and animal hospitals by ZIP code. Also, check out these tips for traveling across the country with furry friends.