Tuesday, November 8, 2011

First Aid Kit for dogs

It's a really good idea to keep a first aid kit on hand for your 4 legged friends. Here is a list of some items to include:



v  Bandage Material

Ø  Gauze

Ø  Telfa nonstick gauze

Ø  Vet wrap/elastic wrap

Ø  Roller gauze

v  Small container of antibacterial soap

v  Saline eye flush – can also be used to flush out wounds

v  Triple antibiotic ointment 

v  Benadryl –  an over the counter med but ask your vet for the proper dose for your dog

v  Skunk off

v  Scissors

v  Tweezers or other tick removing device

v  Gloves

v  Cold pack

v  Tampon (works well as a packing for severe nose bleeds)

v  Muzzle

v  Blanket

v  List of emergency room phone numbers

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