Snake Bites

Rattlesnake at Sonoma Reptile Rescue (KPIX, Don Ford)

After 2 Rattlesnakes Bite Children, Doctors Warn Some Snakebite ‘Treatments’ May Be The Worst Thing You Could Do

As a two-year-old Pittsburg girl and a four-year-old Folsom boy are recovering from separate snake bite wounds, emergency workers warn that the Hollywood-based first aid of “sucking out the venom” may actually be the worst thing you could do.


Emelyn Ojeda of Napa said this boa constrictor slithered into her room and bit her on May 13, 2013. (CBS)

Sleeping Napa Teen Woken Up By Boa Constrictor’s Bite

A Napa teen ended up in the hospital after a boa constrictor slithered into her room and bit her Monday morning.



More Rattlesnake Sightings Reported Along Bay Area Trails

Outdoor enthusiasts may find a bit of a surprise in Bay Area parks and natural habitat regions these days: rattlers are starting to make their presence known this Spring.