When it comes to your dog's health, there's nothing wrong with being over-prepared. Whether your pup has suffered a cut, or is experiencing an allergic reaction, here are the materials to always have on hand when you need to rush to Rover's aid.
Create Your Own Doggie First Aid Kit
Just keep in mind (!): You should always consult your veterinarian before pursuing any course of medical action with your dog. Be sure to get the approval of your vet to use these products.
For wrapping wounds.
To help stop bleeding.
For cutting gauze.
To induce vomiting — but only use with approval from your vet!
Instant ice packs
To help with bruises.
Apply to minor cuts and scrapes to prevent infection.
For cleaning cuts and wounds.
To flush out eyes or wounds.
For bandaging wounds.
For allergic reactions — but only with your vet's approval and appropriate dosing!
Bach's Rescue Remedy (natural stress relief product)
Natural formula to reduce dog's anxiety.
And finally... make sure you have emergency numbers on hand — your local animal hospital, your vet, etc.!