Features May 2015 Issue

What to Look for in a First Aid Kit

What to Look for in a First Aid Kit

Commercial first-aid kits for dogs contain a highly variable mix of useful and useless items.

Every owner should have a first-aid kit for their dogs. But what should be included in that kit? If you’re looking for a definitive answer, you’ll need to pull out your crystal ball, because there’s no telling what you might need in an emergency, since there are infinite ways your dog can be injured. To be prepared for every possible scenario, you’d need a fully stocked van. It really can’t be done – and shouldn’t be done – because that’s not what “first aid” is all about.

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