How To Assemble A Perfect Canine First Aid Kit You Can Use During Emergencies

How To Assemble A Perfect Canine First Aid Kit You Can Use During Emergencies

Accidents happen all the time despite all the safety precautions you’ve taken to help your fur ball avoid them. You simply can’t guarantee when your pup will run into trouble, so you have to be prepared.

When accidents happen, the one thing you’re going to thank yourself later is when you have a well-prepared first aid kit at hand. Preparing a first aid kit is the best thing you can do in case there’s an emergency. Here’s what you need to know about your first canine first aid. Before the emergency arrives, you have to assemble two first aid kits for your pups – one for the house and one for the car.

Always keep your kits in the same place so you know exactly where to find them, or you can easily instruct someone to get one for you if you’re tending to your pup. your first aid kit doesn’t have to be full or expensive, with the right medicine, you will have yourself a perfect first aid kit to face accidents.

Preparing Your First Aid Kit

  • Find a water resistant container that’s large enough to carry everything.
  • Put a large red cross on the first aid kit and label the kit appropriately.
  • Inside the kit put a small notebook that carries your name, address, email address and telephone number.
  • Write down your pup’s breed, name and date of birth.
  • Write down emergency contact people’s names, addresses and telephone numbers.
  • Write down your pup’s regular vet’s number, address and after hours emergency clinic number.
  • Also note down the various contents of your first-aid kit, including the appropriate dosage for your fur ball.
  • Inside the kit put your pup’s rabies certificate, a photo of your fur ball and a microchip number.


First Aid Kit Contents

  • ACE brand elastic bandage
  • Adhesive tape
  • Alcohol swabs
  • Aspirin (enteric coated)
  • Bacitracin or Neosporin
  • Benadryl
  • Cohesive bandage
  • Cold pack
  • Cotton squares
  • First-aid instructions
  • Gauze bandage roll
  • Gloves (latex)
  • Green Soap or Hibitane
  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Imodium A-D
  • Lubricating jelly
  • Muzzle
  • Needle and thread
  • Liquid bandage
  • Penlight flashlight
  • Pepto-Bismol liquid
  • Plastic bags (resealable)
  • Razor blade (retractable) or blunt-ended scissors
  • Sterile saline solution
  • Stockinet or bootie
  • Styptic powder
  • Sun block
  • Syringe
  • Thermometer (rectal)
  • Tweezers (flat-ended)

Always remember to keep a blanket in your cars at all times. Remember to check your first kit content to check for expired medicine. Please SHARE this post with everyone you know.

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