First aid kit for dogs: necessary medicines, tools, materials and preparations
Like every person, a dog should have a first aid kit for the opportunity to provide her with the first emergency aid before contacting a veterinary clinic.
This help should not only help save the life of an animal, but also reduce the possibility of complications.
What should be in the canine medicine chest?
Tools and materials:
- Large and small syringes,
- Enema, bandage,
- Cotton wool,
- Compress paper,
- Vaseline oil for thermometer treatment;
- Greens for disinfecting and drying scratches and wounds
There must also be medicines intended forEmergency help to different organs. The puppy tries to taste the whole world around him and, unfortunately, not infrequently on his tooth something dangerous for his health comes across. In order to save the dog from poisoning in time it is necessary to always have in the medicine cabinet:
- Coal (also used for bloating);
- Burnt magnesia (when poisoning with agricultural pesticides);
- Copper vitriol (externally, when infected with red and white phosphorus, inside with chlorophos poisoning);
- Unitiol (for poisoning with heavy metal compounds (mercury, arsenic and others).
When poisoning and overfeeding may be necessarylaxative. For this, the dog is suitable for castor oil, glauber's salt or magnesium sulphate. From cardiac funds, you need to put in the first-aid kit caffeine, which is used for loss of strength, heart weakness and poisoning. Valerian drops are given with a weakening of the heart activity and nervous excitement.
The medicine digitalis (gitalen) is necessary atHeart failure. Camphor oil reduces body temperature and increases blood pressure. Adrenaline is used in cardiac arrest. With gastrointestinal problems apply furazolidone, phthalazole, festal. When hepatitis should be used bactrim, potassium serotate, allochol. Papaverine is necessary for colitis and spasms.
As anti-brow and anti-inflammatoryMeans use lactic and acetic acid. Nutritional soda is given for poisoning, and gastric juices are treated for puppies with digestive disorders. Antibiotics are needed for a variety of health problems. So penicillin is pricked with sepsis, mastitis and high fever. Biovit-40 and levomitsetin is needed for acute gastrointestinal disorders with diarrhea.
Biovitin is used for dyspepsia, and streptomycin for pneumonia. Tetracycline is necessary for infectious Needed in the medicine cabinet andAmmonia, which is used for complete cardiac arrest or impairment of activity. From spazmolitikov need nospa, baralgin and analgin. It is not bad to have in the first aid kit funds for the treatment of beriberi:
- fish fat,
- vitamin D,
- Calcium glycerophosphate,
- Tetravit and trivitamin
With possible allergic reactions to a newFood, pollen and something else is needed suprastin. Will also come with herbs. So, with a severe cough, the dog is brewed with St. John's wort, birch buds and plantain leaves. With a weakening of the heart activity, the flowers of hawthorn, grass of the mountain, valerian root will help. In disorders of the intestine, wormwood, mint, a herb of a thousand-thousandths and a dandelion root are brewed. For an animal with chronic diseases, a personal first aid kit will be needed, forming which it is necessary to consult a veterinarian.
Where should the first-aid kit be kept for dogs?
In the house in a separate place, where all the households will beTo know about its finding. However, it should not be accessible, neither to the animal nor to the children. Going to rest (even for one day) or to give the first-aid kit should be taken with you. Or you can form two first-aid kits, so that one is stored at home, and the second, for example, in the car or at the dacha.
What to do before the arrival of a doctor?
With a marked deterioration in the animal's well-beingWaiting for the doctor to measure body temperature, respiratory rate and pulse. If there was a trauma: a burn, a wound, a bleeding, then before processing the wound the hands must be treated with an antiseptic (alcohol, vodka).
When giving the dog tablets or capsules, they should bePut it to the root of the tongue and, holding the jaw, wait until the animal swallows the medicine. To give a liquid medicine, you can use a syringe without a needle (the drug is injected without tipping the head into the corner of the mouth). When applying emulsions, creams and ointments on the body of a dog, she needs to wear a protective collar.