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First Aid for Your Pets
One tablet of Arnica Montana every 3 hours. Stop use when soreness stops
Best thing for them is to
keep them dry, and use Gold Bond Powder. Do not use hydrocortisone
Apply direct pressure to control bleeding. Use a Neosporin-type
ointment for minor wounds two times per day. Gaping wounds may require
Choking or Not Breathing
or gagging or coughing, watch to see if pet will clear
airways on his own.
Rash on Skin, No Pus
Apply hydrocortisone cream twice a day. If not clear
in 24 hours, see your Veterinarian.
If your pet is still eating and active, try a bland
diet such as boiled chicken and rice or chicken baby food. IF not clear
in 24 hours or blood develops in the stool, contact your veterinarian.
(do not feed baby food with onion content to dogs or cats)
Try bland food (see above). If your pet vomits more
than one time and your pet stops eating, call your Veterinarian.
Apply cool compress to sting area. Dogs - give one
25 mg. Benedryl tablet to dogs over 25 pounds in body weight. (liquid
Benedryl 1 mg. per pound may be used for small dogs). Cats - Cool compress
Same as bee sting except also call your Veterinarian.
Hit by a Car
Muzzle animal to control a "fear or pain" bite. A shoestring works well in an emergency. If your pet cannot walk, slide him onto a blanket to use as a stretcher and call your Veterinarian.
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