Elma Animal Hospital

3180 Transit Road
West Seneca, NY 14224

(716)656-8387

www.elmavets.com

Create your own

Veterinary First-Aid Kit!

A first-aid kit should include emergency phone numbers, a pet-first aid guide, thermometer, lubricant, and tools for wound care, eye care, and poison care.  Below are recommended items to create your own kit:

• First-aid guide for pets • Emergency telephone numbers
• After-hours emergency numbers • Rubber gloves
• Rectal thermometer • Blunt-tipped metal scissors
• Tweezers • Clippers
• Cotton Balls • Antiseptic (Chlorhexidine or Povidone iodine)
• Triple Antibiotic Ointment • Isopropyl Alcohol
• Alcohol Wipes • 3% Hydrogen Peroxide
• Petroleum jelly or K-Y jelly (travel size) • 1" and 2" adhesive tape
• 2" and 4" roll gauze • 3"x3" and 4"x4" gauze pads
• 2" roll gauze (for muzzle) • Self-adhering elastic wrap
• Eyewash (Saline in squirt bottle) • Individual eye flushes