DOG SURVIVAL KIT & CANINE FIRST AID KIT
To go on a quiet holiday with your dog or simply to do dog sports, a walk or a hike with your dog, it is important to equip yourself with a first aid kit for dog for animal first aid. Apart from dog walks outside, having an animal first aid kit at home can prepare for any eventuality in cases where the dog gets sick, is injured, swallows something harmful, catches a parasite or gets bitten by a viper in the garden. The dog survival kit allows you to treat your pet before taking him to the vet if necessary.
What are the essential elements in a dog first aid kit?
In order to overcome various incidents and accidents, a dog care kit must contain a user guide animal first aid, latex or nitrile gloves (for people allergic to latex), a muzzle adapted to the muzzle of the animal, sterile compresses, gauze protective band, plaster, survival blanket, sterile saline, tweezers, scissors, alcohol (to disinfect the equipment before and after use), an antiseptic product that does not bite (chlorhexidine or polyvidone iodine type), a hot/cold gel bag, a tick hook and a digital thermometer to track the dog's body temperature.
There are different brands that market ready-to-use first aid kits for dogs on the internet or via pet stores.
What prices for a canine survival kit?
Dog first aid kit prices vary depending on the composition, size and equipment of dog care kits.
Thus, the prices of animal first aid kits can oscillate between 30 € and 110 € approximately.
Good to know: There are several signs that may indicate a veterinary emergency for your dog. Here are some symptoms to watch for such as signs of pain, seizures, cough, vomiting and diarrhea, breathing problems, inability to urinate or defecate, loss of consciousness or loss of balance, bloating or gastric dilation, apathy, refusal to eat, paralysis, vomiting, difficulty breathing, tremors or convulsions and acute digestive disorders.
If your dog has any of these symptoms, it is recommended to call an animal paramedic to transport the injured animal and consult a veterinarian promptly.