Canine first aid:


If you are having dogs in your house so you must keep canine first aid kit with you in the house. Any incident can happen to your dog. Give your dog training so that it doesn't harm anyone who comes to your house. The Dog owners can treat minor injuries and medical conditions for their pets if they have the appropriate remedies, tools, and equipment available. A home first aid kit should include the following items:

cotton gauze bandage wrap
vet wrap
ace bandage
first aid tape
regular band aids
benadryl
iodine tablets

If your dog has allergies of bee stings or other things that might be commonly encountered in places you take your dog, consider asking your vet about stocking your first aid kit with medication that might be needed for that sort of special emergency. Be sure to be clearly LABEL all medications and supplies with their name and expiration date. Be sure to replace medications that may have exceeded their recommended expiration date. Go through at your kit at least once a year, replacing expired medications, replenishing used supplies, etc.
Emergency first aid:
Muzzling for safety: Any dog which is injured or frightened may bite. For an emergency muzzle use a cord, necktie, piece of gauze or lease. The muzzle should be snug but not so tight as to cause discomfort or interfere with circulation.
Choking: Wrap your dog in a heavy blanket to keep still. Remove the foreign object with pliers or fingers.
Heatstroke: Never leave the dog unattended in direct sunlight or in a closed vehicle in warm weather. Heat can build up to an intolerable level in minutes causing brain damage or even death. Signs of heatstroke are drooling, rapid pulse, fever and shock
External wound: The small wounds should be cleaned with soap and water. Then apply an antiseptic and bandage the wound. When possible bring the edges of the wound together and hold them in this position with adhesive tape
Burns: For the caustic burns such as those from chemicals apply vinegar followed by an antibiotic preparation. For acid burns apply a paste of bicarbonate of soda (baking soda).
Shock: The Shock can follow almost any type of injury. Signs include shallow breathing, pale, gray-colored mucous membranes, glassy eyes, dilated pupils and collapse

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