If your pet has been hit by a car or been in a similar accident, take your pet to the nearest animal emergency center.

If your pet has ingested a poisonous or toxic substance, contact the National Animal Poison Control Center at 1-888-426-4435 (available 24/7 in the US).

If your pet has stopped breathing and you are not close to a veterinarian, try CPR.

If your pet is suffering from heatstroke, cool your pet down and take your pet to your veterinarian or nearest emergency clinic.

First Aid Kit:

  • first aid book for animals
  • conforming bandage (3" x 5")
  • absorbent gauze pads (4" x 4")
  • absorbent gauze roll (3" x 1 yard)
  • cotton tipped applicators (1 small box)
  • antiseptic wipes (1 package)
  • emollient cream (1 container)
  • tweezers and scissors
  • instant cold pack
  • latex disposable gloves (several pairs)
  • proper fitting muzzle for dogs