Pet’s Medical Record
Especially vaccine history, current medications, age, and weight.
Pet Emergency Contact Information
Be prepared with contact information for Quarry Ridge Animal Hospital, the emergency clinic nearest your home, Poison Control, and local police and fire departments and Animal Control.
Download our Pet Emergency Info Card & Pet First Aid Kit Checklist
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Gauze Rolls and Gauze Pads
Use rolled gauze to wrap wounds or muzzle an injured animal.
Use bandages to control bleeding and protect wounds. Do not use traditional Band-aids on pets’ wounds.
Adhesive Medical Tape
Secure gauze or bandages. Do not apply adhesive materials to fur.
Self-adhering Medical Wrap (Vet Wrap)
Secure gauze or bandages.
Use towels to restrain, muzzle, or transport an injured animal. Towels can also be used to clean, protect, or pad wounds and injuries.
Spare Leash & Collar and/or Location of Pet Carrier
Never use a muzzle on a vomiting animal.
Normal temperature for dogs and cats is 100-102.5o Fahrenheit.
Eye Dropper or Oral Syringe (without a needle)
Flush wounds or administer fluid medications.
Cut bandages and tape. Trim fur surrounding wounds, if necessary.
Tick Comb and/or Tick Remover Tool
Prevent cross-contamination between you and your pet while administering first aid.
Hand Sanitizer Gel or Wipes
Clean hands before and after treating a wound—do not use on your pet.
Flush eyes and wounds.
K-Y Jelly or Surgilube in single-use packets
Protect wounds or eyes or lubricate a thermometer.
Triple Antibiotic Ointment in single-use packets
Protect wounds before bandaging.
Quickly slow bleeding from minor cuts, e.g. a nail that was clipped too closely.
3% Hydrogen Peroxide
Never administer to induce vomiting before consulting a veterinarian or a poison control center. Do not treat wounds with hydrogen peroxide. Store hydrogen peroxide in an opaque bottle.
Milk of Magnesia or Activated Charcoal
Never administer to absorb poison unless instructed to do so by a veterinarian or a poison control center.
Supply of Pet’s Chronic Meds
Check expiration dates before administering.
Sealed Bottled Water
Cleanse wounds, rinse burns, cool an overheated pet by wrapping with wet towels, or rehydrate.
Instant Cold Pack
Reduce swelling and inflammation after a bee or wasp sting, sprain or strain, or bruising. Do not apply cold packs directly to skin—use a towel in between. Do not use cold packs to cool an over-heated pet.