Assembling a Pet Emergency Kit

No pet owner wants to think about a frightening emergency situation. The fact is, though, it’s best to be prepared. Put together a pet emergency kit for your pet’s safety, and include the following items as discussed by your Livonia, MI vet:

First-Aid Materials

Of course, first-aid items will make up the bulk of your kit. Include gauze, bandages, a disinfecting solution, adhesive tape, nail clippers, scissors, tweezers, and a styptic powder or pen to staunch bleeding. Ask your vet what other first-aid essentials to pack.

Pet-Specific Medicine

Does your pet require specific medications? Be sure to pack a supply in your first aid kit. You never know when an emergency situation may arise and your pet will need their medication quickly. On a regular basis, check the expiration dates on these medications to ensure you’re not carrying around expired products in your first-aid kit.

Medical Records

Pack your pet’s latest medical records in a water-proof bag; these can be lifesavers if you have to transport your pet to a different veterinarian’s office than normal. Include proof of ownership, vaccination records, and procedural records.

Your veterinarians Livonia, MI is here to help you build your pet’s emergency kit. Call today!