What is Dog Emergency Care?
What is Dog First Aid ?
Dog emergency care and Dog First aid involves removing the sick dog or accident dog from the source of harm, preventing the worsening of the condition, restoring vital bodily functions, alleviating pain and distress, and helping recovery to begin.
“Over-enthusiastic first aid can do more harm than good. Limit yourself to determining the seriousness of the dog's condition, providing essential treatment, and then getting IMMEDIATE professional help.”
These are the most important steps should be following during any emergency situation with your pet.
-Remove dog from source of harm
-Prevent worsening of the condition
-Restore vital bodily functions
-Alleviate pain & distress
-Provide essential treatment
-Get immediate professional help
-Don't panic, keep your wits about you
-Never use hydrogen peroxide or ointment on a wound
Dog First Aid Kit in case of emergency should include:
-Ointment or antiseptic cream
-Ecotrin (or generic) coated aspirin for pain or fever
-Kwik stop powder or cornstarch for bleeding nail/faulty pedicure
-Pepcid AC for upset stomach
"Please remember again these important information if you get involve in a Dog Emergency situation.
With some preparation, general check-ups and care, you can ensure that your dog is able to get the best care available if something happens.
Knowing what to do in an emergency may mean the difference between life and death for your dog. Learn how to prevent emergencies, treat minor injuries with first aid, and when to seek immediate veterinary assistance and care.
Please find more valuable information for Pet Owners in the USA trough FEMA
* Plan for Pet Disaster Needs
* Prepare to Shelter Your Pet
* During a Disaster
* After a Disaster
! Whoever said you can't buy happiness forgot little puppies !
By Gene Hill