First Aid Kit for Pets

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 First Aid Kit for Pets…

A fully equipped household first aid kit contains almost all of the supplies you may need for your pets. A simple first aid kit for your pets should include these additional items in a waterproof container:

• Latex (or hypoallergenic material) gloves
• Gauze sponges ( a variety of sizes)
• Gauze roll, 2-inch width
• Elastic cling bandage
• Material to make a splint
• Adhesive tape, hypoallergenic
• Non-adherent sterile pads
• Small scissors
• Tweezers
• Magnifying glass
• Grooming clippers or safety razor
• Nylon leash
• Towel
• Muzzle
• Compact emergency “blanket” (available in the camping department of many stores)
• Water-based sterile lubricant
• Hydrogen peroxide (3 percent)
• Rubbing alcohol;
• Topical antibiotic ointment
• Antiseptic towelettes
• Insect sting stop pads
• Cotton-tipped swabs
• Instant cold pack
• Epsom salts
• Baby-dose syringe or eye dropper
• Sterile eye lubricant
• Sterile saline wash
• Safety pins (medium size 4)
• Tongue depressors
• Diphenhydramine, if approved by your veterinarian
• Glucose paste or syrup
• Styptic powder or pencil
• Plastic card (such as old credit card) to scrape away stingers
• List of emergency phone numbers including those for your pet’s veterinarian, an afterhours emergency veterinary hospital, and the National Animal Poison Control Center (1-
888-426-4435) and money to make a phone call.
• Petroleum jelly
• Penlight with batteries (AA)
• Clean cloth
• Needle-nose pliers
For a complete list of items for your pet first aid kit and detailed information on how to provide
first aid for your pets, consult Pet First Aid by Barbara Mammato, DVM, MPH, a handbook
sponsored by the American Red Cross and The Humane Society of the United States.

Source: http://www.redcross.org/images/MEDIA_CustomProductCatalog/m4440087_First_Aid_Kit_for_Pets.pdf

 

 

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  1. A fully equipped household first aid kit contains almost all of the supplies you may need for your
  2. pets. A simple first aid kit for your pets should include these additional items in a waterproof
container
  1. • Latex (or hypoallergenic material) gloves
  2. • Gauze sponges ( a variety of sizes)
  3. • Gauze roll, 2-inch width
  4. • Elastic cling bandage
  5. • Material to make a splint
  6. • Adhesive tape, hypoallergenic
  7. • Non-adherent sterile pads
  8. • Small scissors
  9. • Tweezers
  10. • Magnifying glass
  11. • Grooming clippers or safety razor
  12. • Nylon leash
  13. • Towel
  14. • Muzzle
  15. • Compact emergency “blanket” (available in the camping department of many stores)
  16. • Water-based sterile lubricant
  17. • Hydrogen peroxide (3 percent)
  18. • Rubbing alcohol;
  19. • Topical antibiotic ointment
  20. • Antiseptic towelettes
  21. • Insect sting stop pads
  22. • Cotton-tipped swabs
  23. • Instant cold pack
  24. • Epsom salts
  25. • Baby-dose syringe or eye dropper
  26. • Sterile eye lubricant
  27. • Sterile saline wash
  28. • Safety pins (medium size 4)
  29. • Tongue depressors
  30. • Diphenhydramine, if approved by your veterinarian
  31. • Glucose paste or syrup
  32. • Styptic powder or pencil
  33. • Plastic card (such as old credit card) to scrape away stingers
  34. • List of emergency phone numbers including those for your pet’s veterinarian, an afterhours emergency veterinary hospital, and the National Animal Poison Control Center (1-
  35. 888-426-4435) and money to make a phone call.
  36. • Petroleum jelly
  37. • Penlight with batteries (AA)
  38. • Clean cloth
  39. • Needle-nose pliers
  40. For a complete list of items for your pet first aid kit and detailed information on how to provide
  41. first aid for your pets, consult Pet First Aid by Barbara Mammato, DVM, MPH, a handbook
  42. sponsored by the American Red Cross and The Humane Society of the United States.
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