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Pet First Aid/Travel Kit


Woodhaven Animal Health
2660 Forest Drive
Plover, WI 54467
(715) 341­9664

Assembly of Your Pet’s First Aid

Waterproof container to hold supplies
Color photo and identification of pet(s)
Health history

  • Vaccinations
  • Medical conditions/medications
  • Allergies

Emergency contact information

  • Veterinarian(s) phone number(s)
  • Animal poison control number

Digital thermometer (rectal temperature)
Muzzle (ANY pet in pain may bite!!)

  • Available in pet supply stores, various sizes
  • Homemade alternative (Dogs): Use a necktie to tie around the muzzle, bringing the ends to tie behind the head (passing under the ears)

Tweezers/hemostat
Penlight
Scissors, blunt-ended
Cotton
Gauze squares
Telfa pads (non-adherent)
Vet Wrap, 2 inch and 4 inch
Ace bandage
Tape, 2 inch (bandaging)
Cotton swabs (Q-tips)
Safety pins
Nail trimmer
Rubber ear bulb syringe
Oral medicine bulb syringe or dosing syringe
Rubber gloves
Instant hot/cold compress
Sock (sized to fit on leg)
T-shirt (sized to fit the body)
Antibacterial soap
Antibacterial ointment (e.g. Neosporin)
Anti-inflammatory ointment/spray (Hydrocortisone)
Sterile saline solution (contact lens solution)
Sunscreen (SPF of 15 or greater)
Vaseline
Epsom salts
Styptic powder
Tube of cat hairball remedy (non-liquid form)-Dogs too!
Isopropyl alcohol (rubbing alcohol)
Hydrogen peroxide
New Skin liquid bandage
Benadryl topical stick

Nonprescription Medications:
Benadryl liquid or capsules (~10 mg per 10 pounds).    My pet would need _____ mg
Imodium A/D liquid or capsules (~0.5 mg per 10 pounds).    My pet would need _____ mg
Aspirin, children’s or adult (~61 mg per 10 pounds)    My pet would need _____ mg
Pepcid A/C tablets (~2.5 mg per 10 pounds)    My pet would need _____ mg
Benadryl liquid or capsules (~10 mg per 10 pounds). My pet would need _____ mg
Imodium A/D liquid or capsules (~0.5 mg per 10 pounds). My pet would need _____ mg
Aspirin, children’s or adult (~61 mg per 10 pounds) My pet would need _____ mg
Pepcid A/C tablets (~2.5 mg per 10 pounds) My pet would need _____ mg

Calculate the dosage needed for your pet. Take the list to the store to be certain you purchase the correct form of each product for the size of your pet (many of the liquid forms are only suitable for very small pets). Check the expiration dates yearly, and replace medications as needed. Contact a veterinarian before giving any medication


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