Why Should I Have A Dog First Aid Kit On Hand or Learn CPR?
Unfortunately, it often takes a tragedy to be become proactive with our health and be ready in case of emergency. I think we cannot never be ready enough. When an emergency strikes we only have a few seconds to make decision And hopefully make the right decision. When a loved one is involved in an accident, emotions run high and it hard to take a step back and do the right thing. For most dog owners, dogs are part of the family …. a four legged loved one. prevention and knowing what to do are key to save a life.
In this 30 minutes interview, Annette Lanker a Pet Tech instructor will talk about canine first aid and CPR. Find out what you should have in your first aid kit, what to add when you go traveling or hiking and how easy it is to learn CPR for dogs. Take your best friend’s life in your own hands.
Suggested Items For Your First Aid Kit
- Gaze roll. 2 inch for small dog and 3 inch for larger dog
- Gaze pad individually wrapped
- Adhesive tape
- Triangular bandage sanitary napkins. (listen to the recording to find out when they come handy)
- Eye Drops
- Digital thermometer
- Anti histamine
- Clinical ice cap
- Syringe without a needle
- Basic antibiotic ointment
- Oxygen peroxide
- Latex gloves
- Soft muzzle
Going Hiking? Traveling? Add a Few Items
- An extra leash and collar
- A photo of you and your dog
- An emergency blanket
Check with your ASPCA for your local emergency numbers in Canada and USA
Any other suggestions for First Aid, CPR for dogs you would like to share? Make sure to use the comment box below
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