June is game time for Fido and, as the trails clear for boundless hiking and biking, so increases the dangers.
Whether it’s a tick or snake bite or a slip and twist we forget that dogs can get injured just like us. They’re not Gumbies or indestructible. Take care of your furry family members before you hit the dirt.
Pack a pet first aid kit and download the American Red Cross Pet First Aid app. Now, veterinary advice for everyday emergencies is at your fingertips. There are videos, interactive quizzes and simple step-by-step advice. Use it when your dog (or cat) chokes on food or eats a poisonous plant.
Learn first aid steps for over 25 common pet situations through a combination of text, video and photos. The “how to” videos help you navigate through common emergency situations including size-specific CPR techniques. The app is available on iTunes, Google Play or Amazon Marketplace. $.99.
Pack up the right gear to make sure you have the proper tools should an emergency arise. You can either purchase a preassembled kit like this one from Kurgo or make your own.
To learn more about the items necessary in your pet's first aid kit, click here.
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