Additional useful contents
Burn gel or a burns dressing to apply to a burn after cooling
Instant ice pack to reduce swelling. At home you can use a bag of frozen peas but ensure it is wrapped in a cloth as it can cause ice burns
Instant heat pack to warm a pet suffering from hypothermia
A foil blanket to keep dogs warm, crucially important for preventing shock. They should ideally be insulated from the ground and have this wrapped around them to retain their body heat.
Sterile tweezers for removing small splinters or thorns
Elizabethan collar to prevent them from removing dressings and biting wounds.
A rectal thermometer and lubrication jelly
Blankets and newspaper to maintain hygiene and absorb any bodily fluids
Syringes – useful for irrigating a wound or giving medication
Dog booties for a paw injury
Pet dehydration medication, ask advice from your vet
Antibiotic ointment – prescribed by your vet
Antihistamine medication – prescribed by your vet
NEVER GIVE HUMAN MEDICATION TO YOUR DOG unless specifically instructed to by the vet.