Friday, April 5, 2013

It’s National Pet First Aid Awareness Month

First Aid Kit Checklist Save your veterinarian’s phone number and emergency veterinary clinic’s phone number (if applicable) in your cell phone address book and keep a hard copy in the kit. Gauze to wrap wounds or muzzle animal. Adhesive tape for bandages. Nonstick bandages (i.e., Telfa pads) to protect wounds or control bleeding. Towels and cloth to clean wounds or to wrap up the pet. Milk of Magnesia or activated charcoal to absorb poison (be sure toget the advice of your veterinarian or local poison control center beforeinducing vomiting or treating an animal for poisoning). Source: