Posts Tagged With: pet first aid

First Aid for Pets

Today is the last day of April, National Pet First Aid Awareness Month. One more, extensive, Pet First Aid infographic for dogs and cats to summarize the most important facts and tips:

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Dog First Aid Kit

The infographics below show some good items to have on hand for your pet in case of emergencies. A DIY kit insures that you will have everything you might need. I have also posted some very good ready-made kits on the market, as well. They come in very basic packs starting around $20 on up to fully stocked packs costing as much as $90. Available online at many sites, your local pet supply stores, and even your local Humane Society. You could even add the extra items listed below if they are not included in the prepackaged kits.

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This kit is available throughout the ASPCA Online Store http://www.aspcaonlinestore.com/product/36422

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From 1800petmeds.com   http://www.1800petmeds.com/Canine+Friendly+Pet+First+Aid+Kit-prod11549.html

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And from CPR-savers.com     http://www.cpr-savers.com/Pet-First-Aid-Kits_c_408.html

The DogGoneIt Kit for Dogs:

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The Bow Ow Dog First Aid Kit:

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The First Aid Kit for Pets:

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Chocolate and Dogs Do Not Mix

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Chocolate is poisonous to dogs. Have you ever wondered why? 

The following link from webmd explains:

http://pets.webmd.com/dogs/guide/dogs-and-chocolate-get-the-facts

The breakdown below shows us that cocoa (chocolate) contains theobromine and caffeine which are hazardous to your dog’s (pet’s) health and can kill them. Some dog treat manufacturers use carob, a healthier substitute for animals.

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Also, beware of cocoa shell mulch in your own yard or other yards you pet may venture into. It is toxic to animals. Cocoa mulch is made from the cacao shells which contain theobromine. 

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April is National Pet First Aid Awareness Month

April is National Pet First Aid Awareness Month

Click pic for link to more information and a helpful video with pet expert Marc Morrone and Dr. Nick Stinas explaining the ABCs of pet safety.

National Animal Poison Control Center (800-548-2423)

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Basic Emergency First Aid for Pets

April is National Pet First Aid Awareness Month. We all hope for the healthiest and safest of situations for our pets. Unfortunately, there may be a time when we might have to administer first aid for our pets. This is a really handy chart if we are faced with an emergency. The chart is to guide us in life saving techniques until we can get professional assistance; it is not intended as a replacement for professional care. Your local Red Cross chapter may offer classes for CPR & First Aid for pets, as well.

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via: vetdepot.com

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