From wasp bites, to heat exhaustion, to injuries – it’s never something we want to happen, but it’s something we as dog owners need to be prepared for. Packing a first-aid kit with items tailored to your dog is hopefully something you’ll never need to use, but is definitely a good idea to have – especially items we don’t typically carry in our own first-aid kits. Below is a list of contents I like to pack for adventures with my dogs:
Tips: Write down the proper dosage, frequency and expiration of medications, benadryl, aspirin and hydrogen peroxide either on the containers themselves or on a cheat sheet to keep in the kit. This not only prevents uncertainty if you use them, but makes them easy to replace.
In case you’re interested in learning more about first-aid for your dog, Walks N’ Wags offers courses, kits, and guides, including courses specifically designed for the outdoors.
If so, are there any safety tips you’d like to share? Leave a comment below.